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Fire damages equipment at Crow Wing Recycling

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A fire early Thursday caused extensive damage to a piece of shredding equipment at Crow Wing Recycling, Brainerd Fire Chief Kevin Stunek said. 

The Brainerd Fire Department responded to the recycling center, located at 714 Industrial Park Road S.W. in Brainerd, after a Brainerd Police officer discovered the fire at 12:22 a.m. The fire was in a machine that crushes and strips down vehicles, Stunek said.

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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 Causecast.org — 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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