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Brainerd firefighters respond to weekend calls

Brainerd firefighters respond to weekend calls

The Brainerd Fire Department responded to a general fire alarm at a residential building at 11:35 a.m. Saturday on the 10000 block of Birch Grove Road in Cass County.

It turned out to be a false alarm.

At 5:30 p.m. Saturday, firefighters were called to a snowmobile on fire at Ernie’s restaurant in East Gull Lake.

At 2:46 p.m. Sunday, firefighters responded to an alarm on the 7000 block of Clearwater Road in Baxter. Water from a leaking roof affected the alarm detector. There was no fire. Firefighters were called to check carbon dioxide at 4:35 p.m. Sunday on the 1200 block of Fifth Avenue Northeast in Brainerd.

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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