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Deputy State Fire Marshall Mark Germain (left) and Brainerd Firefighter Randy Ma

Hillcrest Apartment fire still under investigation

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Brainerd firefighters stayed on scene through the night Thursday and all day Friday to make sure no fires rekindled at the Hillcrest Apartment building in south Brainerd that was destroyed by fire Thursday.


More than 20 people lost their home in the fire that destroyed 12 units at the apartment. The estimated loss of the apartment is $1 million.

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