Fargo townhome fire prevented from causing further damage by neighbor

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Fargo, ND — A neighbor in Fargo, ND is being praised for preventing extensive damage by partially extinguishing a fire believed to be started by unattended cooking oil. The neighbor noticed the fire, rushed into the home with a portable fire extinguisher and kept the fire at bay until firefighters arrived. The damage was estimated at approximately $20,000, though officials say that the neighbor’s actions prevented much more significant damage to the home.

WDAY – Fargo, ND

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