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Fire damages a piece of family's history

Karen Lacroix and her family lost their dad in February. Now a piece of their family has been damaged by fire.

March 26, 2015 1:30 pm Photos 0



Fire damages former TJ's Lounge in Ames

Fire damaged the former TJ's Lounge and a nearby recreational vehicle on Thursday morning. Fremont Rural, North Bend and Nickerson fire departments were called to the scene to battle the blaze.

March 26, 2015 10:58 am Photos 0

Firefighters extinguish train engine fire

North Bend and Fremont Rural firefighters extinguished a fire that damaged a Union Pacific Railroad engine on Tuesday. The incident took place about 2 miles each of North Bend.

Engine fire

A firefighter sprays a farm field next to a Union Pacific Railroad engine that caught fire Tuesday night about 2 miles east of North Bend. North Bend and Fremont Rural fire departments responded to the call.

Train engine fire

Fire damaged a Union Pacific Railroad engine on Tuesday night about 2 miles east of North Bend. North Bend and Fremont Rural firefighters were called to the scene to fight the blaze.


North Bend fire

North Bend and Morse Bluff firefighters work late Thursday afternoon after fire broke out in the at 710 Catalpa St. in North Bend. No one was injured, but a dog and cat died due to heavy smoke.


Fire departments relieved that federal equipment program survives

Volunteer fire departments across the state are breathing easier after the Department of Defense and Environmental Protection Agency have come up with a ruling that will continue a program allowing fire departments to acquire surplus federal equipment.


Fire claims home in North Bend area

Investigators were not ready to declare a cause on Wednesday of a fire that destroyed a North Bend area manís house, but lightning is the prime suspect.


Fire damages home in North Bend

Fire damage is shown on the east side of the home of Steve and Lisa Richardson Thursday afternoon. Steve Richardson said the fire started on the south side of the house and traveled up an air vent to the attic Wednesday evening.

December 12, 2013 10:41 pm0

North Bend family sort through home damaged by blaze

Steve and Lisa Richardson sorted through the remains Thursday of a Wednesday night fire that heavily damaged their North Bend home.

December 13, 2013 6:15 am Photos

North Bend woman dies in fire

Fire claimed the life of a 101-year-old North Bend woman Saturday night.


Scholarship programs helps volunteer departments recruit

An attractive college scholarship program is part of a statewide effort to bolster the ranks of volunteer emergency responders.

April 13, 2013 3:45 am Photos 0

Firefighters train with new equipment

Had it been a real situation, Jennifer Eckmann might have been in trouble.

April 10, 2013 7:00 am Photos 0

Severe storms damages homes, likely caused derailment

A severe thunderstorm roared through the North Bend area this morning, leaving behind damaged homes and power outages.


North Bend Old Settler Days, 06/23/2012

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Photographer: Jeremy (Beam Photography) 


Special Day for a Lucky Little Boy

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Photographer: Jeremy (Beam Photography) 


Controlled Barn Burn, Training 06/18/2012

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Photographer: Tammy Knapp

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Controlled House Burn, Training 06/03/2012

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Photographer: Jeremy (Beam Photography)