HOUSE FIRE IN LIDGERWOOD

Five area fire departments responded to a house fire in Lidgerwood.  The blaze broke out about 4:30 this morning at 11 1st Ave E. in Lidgerwood.  The home’s owner, Jordan Clark made it out of the home and was able to call for help.  Richland County Emergency Management Director, Brett Lambrecht, tells KBMW news that crews will remain on the scene for several hours to watch for flare ups. The home suffered extensive damage.  No word on the cause of the fire. The American Red Cross is assisting at the scene. Fire Departments from Lidgerwood, Hankinson,  Wyndmere,  Wahpeton, and Claire City SD all responded to the blaze.