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Garage fire at West Fargo apartments doesn't appear suspicious, chief says

WEST FARGO -- West Fargo firefighters are investigating how more than a dozen garage units caught fire Friday, but early evidence doesn't indicate that the blaze was intentional.

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Fire crews at work on Friday, May 26, at Eagle Run Apartments in West Fargo. Around 28 firefighters worked to contain the garage fire to four stalls, though an estimated 12 cars were damaged as a result. Kim Hyatt / The Forum

WEST FARGO - West Fargo firefighters are investigating how more than a dozen garage units caught fire Friday, but early evidence doesn't indicate that the blaze was intentional.

The West Fargo Fire Department at 8:41 p.m. to the fire at Eagle Run Apartments, 3435 Fifth St. W. Fire Chief Dan Fuller said there were some hectic moments where residents were trying to save their vehicles and property, but no one was injured.

The fire reached 18 garage units, two of which were heavily damaged. Two others had moderate damage while the rest were lightly damage, mostly due to smoke.

Firefighters cleared the scene around 11:30 p.m. Friday.

The North Dakota State Fire Marshal's Office also is investigating the cause of the fire, but Fuller said the blaze at this time doesn't look suspicious.

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