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If you have a fire — no matter if it was a small garbage fire or a larger kitchen fire — what would you do?

Would you try to put out the fire yourself? If so do you know where your fire extinguisher is, or do you even have one? Or would you call 911 to get the professional firefighters on scene to extinguish the fire?

The Brainerd Fire Department always advises residents to first call 911 for their safety and then — if it is possible — to try to extinguish the fire yourself.

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