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Published October 13, 2010, 12:00 AM

Photo Gallery: South Fargo Apartment Fire

Authorities got the call around 5:45 tonight and the fire quickly spread, turning into a 4 alarm fire. Fargo's fire marshal says the fire started on the first floor, possibly because of a grill.


The entire roof of the building is gone. Authorities say it was tough to get water up to the attic.

  • The entire roof of the building is gone.  Authorities say it was tough to get water up to the attic.
  • There are still people outside just across the street, watching, still in shock.
  • Authorities got the call around 5:45 tonight and the fire quickly spread, turning into a 4 alarm fire.
  • The fire has left the residents of these 62 units homeless tonight and it is a pet friendly apartment so that includes many dogs and cats.
  • Fire crews from around the metro area are working to contain a massive fire that broke out at a south Fargo apartment building at the Galleria On 42nd, off 42nd Street and 37th Avenue South.
  • Fire crews are investigating how a South Fargo apartment fire sprawled across an entire third floor, ruining much of the building's 62 apartments.
  • Fire crews are investigating how a South Fargo apartment fire sprawled across an entire third floor, ruining much of the building's 62 apartments.
  • Photo courtesy of Nichole Seitz
  • Photo courtesy of Nichole Seitz
  • Photo courtesy of Paul Christianson