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Firefighters respond to multiple calls

Firefighters respond to multiple calls

The Brainerd Fire Department responded to several calls during the Labor Day weekend.

On Friday: Firefighters were called at 12:48 a.m. to a fire alarm at Essentia Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center; at 4:44 p.m. to a grass fire in the ditch at the intersection of Lawson and Legend Roads, south on Highway 371; at 7:53 p.m. to a brush fire along Crow Wing County Road 23, which ended up being a permitted burn; and at 10:02 p.m. to a detector malfunction at Bonanza.

On Saturday: Firefighters responded to a burning complaint at 2:32 p.m. on 10th Street and Kingwood Street.

On Monday: Firefighters responded to a trash bin fire at 7:26 p.m. at 524 College Drive.

On Tuesday: Firefighters responded to a call at 3:43 a.m. to 14928 Oakwood Dr., to a fire alarm, that ended up being unfounded.

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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