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Broken pipes and debris fire

Broken pipes

and debris fire

Brainerd firefighters responded to a call at 12:18 a.m. Friday for a report of a large fire in the area of the Bypass 371 Bridge and Business Highway 371, just south of Brainerd.

Firefighters searched the area for the fire and found a person burning debris on the 9600 block of 50th Avenue, which is legal with snow on the ground.

Firefighters also responded to a call at 8:45 a.m. Thursday at the Brainerd Area Civic Center, 502 Jackson St. Firefighters, who observed water spraying all over, found a broken water pipe.

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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