60th annual Fire
School is in full swing at the All
Seasons Arena in Minot.
More than 850 firefighters are in
attendance making this the largest training event of emergency services
personnel in the state.
risk their lives in order to save yours.
it's your basic kitchen fire or a large elevator fire, firefighters do
everything they can to get the victims out safely, even if that means putting
their own lives at risk.
firefighter, Josh Deike comes from a long line of firefighters. With his
grandfather and father being in the business, he felt it was only right to
follow in their footsteps.
just find it hard not to help them, if they will help me," says volunteer firefighter Josh
order to get the most up to date training, firefighters
traveled from all over to prepare for the unexpected.
doesn't matter if you fight one fire in a year or a 100 in year. The danger is
the same. It doesn't matter if you're working as a career firefighter or you
are a firefighter in a small town of a 100 people. When that pager goes off and
you get called out the danger is the same," says Dan Fuller of the
Minot Rural Fire Department.
as realistic as possible, instructors set up a trailer for their primary search
class. When firefighters get inside, there is little to no visibility, and their
job is to search for victims and get them out as quickly as possible.
have it smoked where you can't see an inch in front of you. So, you really have
to train your brain to just feel your surroundings, and make sure you don't lose
where you're at in the building," says volunteer firefighter Brandon Hoffman.
thrown into these life like situations gives them a really good sense of what
they would be getting into when a real fire strikes.
Sunday, March 9 2014 8:57 AM EDT2014-03-09 12:57:59 GMT
The Class B Boys season wrapped up the state tournament tonight in Grand Forks. Fargo Oak Groves defeated Rugby 68 to 58 in overtime fashion. North Star defeated the Lions from Linton-HMB 60 to 49 in the
The Class B Boys season wrapped up the state tournament tonight in Grand Forks.
Sunday, March 9 2014 8:54 AM EDT2014-03-09 12:54:06 GMT
The Century Patriots took home 1st place overall in the Swim and Dive State event finishing with 349 points. Followed by Minot with 323 points. North Fargo took home 3rd place overall at 297 points. West
The Century Patriots took home 1st place overall in the Swim and Dive State event finishing with 349 points.
Sunday, March 9 2014 8:50 AM EDT2014-03-09 12:50:18 GMT
The West Region Class A boys and girls basketball season concluded play today, and the state qualifiers are set. On the girls side Bismarck High won the tournament with a 64 to 61 win over Century. Both
The West Region Class A boys and girls basketball season concluded play today, and the state qualifiers are set.
Sunday, March 9 2014 8:48 AM EDT2014-03-09 12:48:30 GMT
Chair-lifts were packed and tube runs were full, as hundreds of families enjoyed a day at the Bottineau Winter Park. But Saturday was no ordinary day in the Turtle Mountains. It's was the grand opening
Saturday was no ordinary day in the Turtle Mountains. It's was the grand opening of Annie's House, a new ski-lodge and adaptive center.
Evangelist Franklin Graham prayed on a sidewalk outside the Pentagon Thursday after his invitation to a prayer service inside was withdrawn because of comments that insulted people of other religions. More>>
NBC North Dakota News has launched a new channel -- Me-TV North Dakota! If you love the classics, Me-TV North Dakota has them.
NBC North Dakota News has launched a new channel -- Me-TV North Dakota! If you love the classics, Me-TV North Dakota has them. Me-TV North Dakota will also play a replay on the Evening and Night Report at 11:30pm Monday-Friday. As well as, local news and weather updates throughout the day.