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Bemidji Fire Department
July 21, 2017
Bemidji Fire Department to hold open house for Station 2
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Fire Department will host an open house Aug. 1 to show off its newest fire station. “Station 2,” located at 312 Lake Ave. SE, first opened in November. The $1.2 million building includes a kitchen, meeting room, conference room, showers, a laundry facility...
July 21, 2017 - 6:36am
July 12, 2017
BFD responds to early morning garage fire
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Fire Department responded to an early morning garage fire on Wednesday at the 3000 block of Island View Drive NE, officials...
July 12, 2017 - 11:35am
‘Hero’ ceremony set for those who assisted after bus crash
BEMIDJI -- Fifteen people who stepped in to help children hurt in a school bus crash last week will be honored Wednesday during a “community...
May 12, 2017 - 4:09pm
May 3, 2017
Grass fire reported just north of Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji firefighters worked to extinguish a small grassfire near Cricket Drive Northwest early Wednesday afternoon. Minnesota Department...
May 3, 2017 - 5:08pm
April 14, 2017
Grass fire west of town contained
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Fire Department and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources doused a brush fire that sprung up just west of Bemidji...
April 14, 2017 - 4:22pm
April 6, 2017
No injuries in Frohn Township barn fire
FROHN TOWNSHIP—No one was hurt after a Frohn Township barn was engulfed in flames Thursday morning. According to a news release, the Bemidji...
April 6, 2017 - 5:34pm
March 17, 2017
No one hurt in two Thursday night house fires
BEMIDJI—No one was hurt in two separate Bemidji-area house fires Thursday evening, though both homes were damaged. According to a news...
March 17, 2017 - 9:03am
February 24, 2017
Busy time for the BFD: Bemidji Fire Department sees hectic but productive 2016
BEMIDJI—As Bemidji Fire Chief David Hoefer presented a bevvy of statistics to local government officials Thursday night, one number in...
February 24, 2017 - 8:00pm
January 3, 2017
No injuries reported in Eckles Township fire
BEMIDJI—No one was injured in a house fire that caused a large amount of damage Monday afternoon in Eckles Township, officials said in...
January 3, 2017 - 11:02am
December 10, 2016
VIDEO & PHOTO GALLERY: Ready for the burn
Around a dozen firefighters participated in the Bemidji Fire Department live-burn training, using acquired structures located east of Bemidji....
December 10, 2016 - 6:15pm
November 16, 2016
Early morning fire destroys building in Port Hope Township
PORT HOPE TOWNSHIP—No one was hurt after a fire broke out in Port Hope Township early Wednesday morning, destroying a structure at the...
November 16, 2016 - 11:13am
November 7, 2016
CITY GOVERNMENT: Council holds public hearing, reading on salary increases
BEMIDJI—Adjustments to salaries were a subject for the Bemidji City Council on Monday, both for elected officials and on-call firefighters. At its regular meeting Monday, the council held a public hearing followed by second reading on an ordinance that would increase the annual...
November 7, 2016 - 7:53pm
October 17, 2016
CITY: Council approves Birchmont re-assessments
BEMIDJI—The latest in an eight-year long saga regarding assessments to homeowners along Birchmont Drive unfolded at Bemidji City Hall on...
October 17, 2016 - 9:03pm
October 15, 2016
Bemidji selected for national program to help reduce wildfire risks, costs
BEMIDJI—The city of Bemidji has been named one of five new communities nationwide to receive technical assistance through a national program aimed at reducing wildfire risk and costs. The Community Planning Assistance for Wildfire program offers support at the local level, the...
October 15, 2016 - 6:02pm
October 14, 2016
Fire Department hosts annual open house, fish fry Saturday
BEMIDJI-- Visitors to the Bemidji Fire Department will be able to ride in fire trucks, tour the station and interact with fire safety displays Saturday, as the department wraps up its annual Fire Prevention Week with an open house. Fire Chief Dave Hoefer said a number of static and...
October 14, 2016 - 1:16pm