Deck fire in Wahpeton spreads to housePublished 9:45am Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Updated 11:45am Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Fire damaged a deck and house in Wahpeton Monday, according to a news release from the Richland County Sheriff’s Office.
Crews responded to a call on 78th Street Southeast of a deck on fire, which spread to the side and interior of the house when they arrived. Firefighters extinguished the blaze from inside and outside the house.
The fire started from a fire pit on a deck on the south side of the house that was used the night before. Embers rekindled with increasing winds.
Abercrombie, Breckenridge and Wahpeton fire departments, Wahpeton and Breckenridge Ambulance assisted.