One hurt after fire at in-home daycare in Moorhead

Fire at 710 12th Street North in Moorhead on July 20, 2021.
Fire at 710 12th Street North in Moorhead on July 20, 2021.(Valley News Live)
Published: Jul. 20, 2021 at 1:48 PM CDT
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MOORHEAD, Minn. (Valley News Live) - One person was taken to the hospital after a fire at a home in Moorhead around the noon hour on Tuesday. It happened at 710 12th Street North in Moorhead.

A home daycare is located on the main floor of the house. Moorhead Fire Captain Trent Amundsen says all of the children are safe and parents were being called to pick up their kids.

Fire crews say smoke and flames were coming from the top floor when they arrived. They were able to quickly knock down the fire before it spread to the rest of the house.

One person was discovered on the top floor of the home and taken to the hospital with significant burns, according to Capt. Amundsen.

The main floor where the daycare is located has water damage and the gas and power was shut off to the entire house until the investigation is over. Fire officials say people living there will be displaced for at least one night.

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