Brainerd Fire Chief Kevin Stunek (second from right) patted Brainerd firefighter

Garage fire kept from spreading to house on Dullum Road


A fire Thursday afternoon destroyed an attached garage at a residence northeast of Brainerd, but firefighters were able to keep flames from entering the house.

The fire, reported at 3:19 p.m., was located at the residence of Stan and Vonie Borle on Dullum Road, which is located off Woodrow Road and Crow Wing County Road 25 about seven miles northeast of Brainerd.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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