MOORHEAD (KFGO-AM) - A fast moving fire destroyed most of the Moorhead Baptist Church on Highway 75 North. It started in the attic, and sent flames through the roof, causing a collapse.
The pastor's and their families were displaced by the fire and are being assisted by the Red Cross. The church has used the former motel for 11 years and has between 80 and 100 members.
Two engine companies from Fargo assisted about two dozen Moorhead firefighters. . Strong winds pushed heavy smoke into the Regal Estates Mobile Park across the street and as a precaution, some residents were evacuated. A cause has not been determined