GRAND FORKS, ND. (KFGO AM) -- The Grand Forks Fire Department says an improperly used extension cord sparked a fire in a mobile home earlier this week.
Investigators say the fire happened when an extension cord failed and it caught nearby combustibles on fire.
The home suffered extensive fire and smoke damage.
Losses were put at $75,000.
Smoke detectors woke up the homeowner, who escaped through a bedroom window.