Fire Damages Former Citizen’s Bank Building in Wahpeton

Fire Damages Former Citizen’s Bank Building in Wahpeton Click to Enlarge

Fire has heavily damaged the former Citizen’s Bank building in the 500 block of Dakota Avenue in downtown Wahpeton. Witnesses say heavy smoke was seen coming from the building when firefighters from Wahpeton and Breckenridge responded around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Richland County Emergency Manager Brett Lambrecht says it appears that the fire started on the second floor of the building, where there are two apartments. Lambrecht says there were no immediate reports of injuries.

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