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April 19, 2019
The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the first wildfire of the season on Friday on Wild Rose Lane, west of the Bemidji Regional Airport. (Bemidji Fire Department photo)
Small grass fire reported west of airport
April 19, 2019 - 4:46pm
April 15, 2019
Flames and smoke rise from a fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday. The historic church had been under renovation and scaffolding had covered much of the top structure. Bloomberg photo by Martin Barzilaiplay button
WATCH: Major blaze rips through Notre Dame Cathedral
April 15, 2019 - 12:47pm
March 19, 2019
Former Concordia Cobbers quarterback Michael Herzog, center. Sheldon Green / Cobbers Athletics
Former Concordia quarterback critically injured in gas explosion
March 19, 2019 - 1:13pm
March 7, 2019
A Valentine's Day fire destroyed the newly purchased Kelliher home of Dick and Marie McCarthy. They plan to rebuild a new home on the same lot. Submitted photo.
‘From the floor up’: Kelliher couple loses home to Valentine’s Day fire, but plan to rebuild
March 7, 2019 - 6:19pm
March 5, 2019
A firefighter works to extinguish a burning log in early May during a multi-agency fire call near Castle Highlands Golf Course northeast of Bemidji. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
Fire facts for the BFD: Bemidji Fire Department releases annual report; calls increase in 2018
March 5, 2019 - 6:47pm
February 15, 2019
Fire Chief Dave Hoefer in September describes the process of moving into the department's new station north of Bemidji. (Pioneer file photo)
New Bemidji fire station could help lower insurance costs
February 15, 2019 - 4:59pm
January 21, 2019
Now covered with icicles, Class A Auto Body in Bemidji was the site of a large structure fire Saturday evening. In addition to the auto shop, the building included two apartment units. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
From fire to ice: Officials still investigating cause of Nymore fire
January 21, 2019 - 5:03pm
January 19, 2019
A Bemidji firefighter monitors the flames from an apartment fire Saturday night in the Nymore neighborhood near Central Avenue SE and Second Street. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
Fire consumes Nymore structure
January 19, 2019 - 9:45pm
January 7, 2019
Portage Brewing Co. in Walker was heavily damaged in a fire Sunday. (Portage Brewing Co. via Facebook)
Portage Brewing Co. in Walker heavily damaged in fire
January 7, 2019 - 8:19pm
Arson suspected in house fire south of Bagley
January 7, 2019 - 9:45am
January 2, 2019
An unoccupied mobile home was destroyed by fire on Aug. 26 in Turtle Lake Township. (Bemidji Fire Department photo)
Busy year for BFD: Department responds to nearly 1,000 calls in 2018
January 2, 2019 - 6:28pm
December 18, 2018
The large tower made of mostly steel and metal is all that remains Tuesday morning after a fire ripped through the defunct Globe Elevators in Superior on Monday. Samantha Erkkila / Forum News Service
Crews clear scene of northwest Wis. elevator fire
December 18, 2018 - 8:35pm
November 9, 2018
Report: Charging 10 electric scooters didn’t cause fire
November 9, 2018 - 6:39pm
October 14, 2018
The Central School in Bemidji was destroyed by fire in 1958. Photo courtesy of Beltrami County Historical Society.
Fires claimed Bemidji schools in 1921, 1958
October 14, 2018 - 7:20am
October 12, 2018
Bemidji Fire Department firefighters responded to a cabin fire Friday afternoon on Roosevelt Road SE. (Bemidji Fire Department photo)
Firefighters respond to cabin fire on Roosevelt Road
October 12, 2018 - 6:36pm