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Mission extinguishes garage fire

MERRIFIELD — Mission firefighters extinguished a garage fire Thursday on the 13000 block of Ossipee Road in Merrifield.

Mission Fire Chief Randy Roach said firefighters were able to contain the fire in the entryway between the garage and the home. Roach said the cause of the fire appeared to be from a battery charger in the garage.

No one was injured in the fire reported at 11:30 a.m.

The Crosslake and Nisswa fire departments provided mutual aid. About 20 firefighters were on scene.

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