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Brainerd firefighters respond to gas leak, two fire calls

Brainerd firefighters respond to gas leak, fire calls

The Brainerd Fire Department responded to a report of a gas leak in a North Brainerd home and two fire reports during the weekend.

The gas leak was reported at 8:39 p.m. Saturday on the 300 block of North Third Street in Brainerd. A possible fire was reported at 9:17 a.m. Sunday on Beaver Dam Road. It turned out to be a large bonfire. At 2:18 p.m. Sunday, firefighters responded to a fire alarm at the Holiday Inn Express in Baxter but were canceled as someone pulled an alarm but there wasn’t a fire.

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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