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Firefighters respond to multiple calls

The Brainerd Fire Department responded to multiple calls during the past few days.

Firefighters responded to a call at 12:43 p.m. Thursday to a vehicle fire at 18077 Skye Road near Gull Dam Road.

At 8:54 p.m. Wednesday, firefighters responded to a call at 12383 Highway 210 East for a dryer fire. On Tuesday, the department responded to a call at 6:10 p.m. to 12745 Lakewood Lane in Baxter to investigate a smoke alarm going off. Then at 11:12 p.m. responded to a call at Essentia Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center to a smoke smell. It was reported that it was an electrical fire.

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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