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Fire calls: Smoke turns out to be burnt chicken

Smoke turns out to be burned chicken

The Brainerd Fire Department responded to a call at 5:32 p.m. Sunday of smoke coming from an apartment on the 500 block of D Street in northeast Brainerd. While it sounded from the initial call that there may have been a resident in trouble, the smoke was from a burned chicken.

Earlier in the day, firefighters responded to an alarm at 2:09 p.m. on the 9200 block of Lone Pine as a steamy shower set off a smoke alarm.

Fuel spill shuts down Highway 210

A fuel spill at South Sixth and Washington streets shut down Highway 210 Saturday.

The Brainerd Fire Department responded to the call at 9:20 a.m. Traffic was diverted after a diesel fuel spill. A motorcycle spun out on the fuel spill, but no one was injured. Firefighters were on the scene for about an hour for the cleanup.

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