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Weekend fire calls

Brainerd firefighters responded to a cut gas line at 8:23 p.m. Friday on Cherrywood Drive in Baxter when a resident cut a shallow gas line about 6 inches below the surface while tilling in his yard.

On Saturday, the Brainerd Fire Department responded at 12:48 p.m. to a garbage can fire on the 1800 block of Pine Street in Brainerd. The fire was in the alley.

At 3:52 a.m. Saturday, a fire alarm was reported at Grizzly’s on Edgewood Drive in Baxter, but no fire was found at the scene.

Another alarm, at 3:15 p.m. Saturday at the Baymont Inn & Suites, in Baxter, was triggered when someone activated a “pull station.” No fire was found. 

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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