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Fireworks mistaken for possible electrical transformer trouble Sunday in Baxter

■ Possible electrical fire

turns out to be fireworks

BAXTER — An explosive sound led a caller to report to the Brainerd Fire Department for a possible fire at an electrical transformer Sunday afternoon in Baxter.

The report of a fire at the intersection of Ironwood Drive and Highland Scenic Drive came in few minutes after 3 p.m. but it turned out not to be an electrical fire at all. The explosive sound came from setting off fireworks.

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