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Brainerd firefighters fought a grass fire on 16828 Blakeman Road, near Wise Road Thursday in Brainerd.

The fire was reported at 11:29 p.m. Brainerd Fire Chief Kevin Stunek said less than an acre burned. There were 12 firefighters and two tankers on scene.

Firefighters also were called to a grass fire at 10:21 p.m. Thursday on Raddatz Road, near Pine Center.

On Friday, firefighters were called at 11:16 a.m. on 18214 Johnson Road. It was reported that the residents were painting and the fumes set off the smoke detector.

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