Weather Forecast


Family mourns Fargo mechanic’s death in fire

Email News Alerts

PELICAN RAPIDS – The father of Jesse Madson, the 30-year-old killed in a fire at a south Fargo apartment complex Saturday, received the tragic news in a phone call from Joshua Madson, Jesse’s 27-year-old brother.


“It’s been a struggle. They were really close,” Daniel Madson said Tuesday. “I don’t think there’s anything harder than losing a brother.”

“Or a son,” he added quietly.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.

Forum News Service
The Forum Communications News Service is the premier news wire service covering the Upper Midwest, stretching from the oilfields of western North Dakota to the plains of South Dakota and to the shores of eastern Minnesota. For more information about the services we offer or to discuss content subscriptions, please contact us.