Readings – Little heroes put out fire with their super-soakers

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These kids are awesome!

Neighborhood kids put out fire using Super Soakers

By Forum staff reports, May 31, 2016

WEST FARGO — Neighborhood kids with water guns are credited with saving a homebound West Fargo resident from a fire Tuesday afternoon, May 31.

According to a release from West Fargo Fire Chief Daniel Fuller:

Firefighters were called to a deck fire at an apartment unit at 3426 5th St. W.

While en route, units were notified that the occupant of the apartment was on home oxygen and could not leave the apartment or put out the fire.

When firefighters arrived, they found the remains of a planter that had caught fire. The flames had extended into the siding and wood decking adjacent to the planter.

The fire was already out, however, and it was later determined that five neighborhood kids saw the fire, alerted the occupant, and then used their water guns to control the blaze before firefighters arrived…. Continue reading

 

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