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Fire calls July 9

Brainerd firefighters responded to a report of a fire Friday at the North Star Apartments on the 400 block of East River Road.

The fire was reported at 5:20 a.m. Brainerd Police officers also responded to the alarm, finding smoke on the 12th floor and a burned artificial tree. Firefighters extinguished the fire and cleared the scene at 7 a.m.

In other fire calls, the Brainerd Fire Department responded to an alarm at 9:56 p.m. on the 500 block of North Third Street and cleared the area at 10:19 p.m.

Saturday, firefighters investigated a report of smoke at 1:50 p.m. on the 13000 block of Preserve Circle in Baxter.

Monday, firefighters assisted at a vehicle crash with injuries reported at 11:36 a.m. on Gull Lake Dam Road and Highway 371 North. Firefighters cleared the scene 20 minutes later.

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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