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Ideal Fire Department

August 1, 2018
Firefighters Wednesday, Aug. 1, hose down a metal barn at Wild Acres Processing in Ideal Township, while smoke billows out. The fire killed thousands of ducks. Jennifer Kraus / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Fire destroys barn, kills thousands of ducks at Wild Acres Processing
August 1, 2018 - 8:21pm
March 8, 2018
Firefighters climb to the roof of Timber Creek rustic furniture in Jenkins while an Ideal Fire Department ladder truck stands by Thursday morning, March 8. Travis Grimler / Echo Journalplay button
Firefighters called to Timber Creek
March 8, 2018 - 8:22pm
January 3, 2018
Three separate households in the Pequot Lakes/Breezy Point areas were forced to find other living arrangements for the holidays after fires damaged or destroyed their homes. Illustration
House fires force residents out for holidays
January 3, 2018 - 11:00am
Emergency vehicles block off a driveway Sunday night on the 14000 block of Wildwood Drive in Crosslake. Firefighters were called to respond to a structure fire at the address. Bob Perkins/submitted photo
Firefighters called to Crosslake structure fire
September 3, 2017 - 9:50pm
January 10, 2017
Fire destroys garage and its contents in Crosslake
January 10, 2017 - 11:14am
September 27, 2016
A 55-year-old man suffered minor injuries Monday following a crash between two logging trucks on Swanberg Road and Crow Wing County Road 1 in Pine River. Illustration
Logging trucks collide, 1 injured
September 27, 2016 - 9:16pm
May 16, 2016
Firefighters battle garage fire near Long Farm Road and Crow Wing County Highway 1
May 16, 2016 - 11:08am
March 3, 2016
Ye Old Wharf stands in the background of this file photo. Photo courtesy Facebook.
Cigarette causes fire at The Wharf
March 3, 2016 - 9:07pm
February 16, 2016
Crosslake, Ideal, Mission, Fifty Lakes, Pequot Lakes, Pine River and Emily fire departments assisted at the scene of a house fire Saturday in Crosslake. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Kelly Humphrey) Video
'Fire is crazy, it just took off': Crosslake woman reflects on Saturday house fire
February 16, 2016 - 9:55am
February 15, 2016
Crews from seven different fire departments respond to a house fire Saturday in Crosslake. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video)play button
Fire destroys Crosslake home
February 15, 2016 - 1:15pm
February 14, 2016
Firefighters from at least four area fire departments respond to a house fire in Crosslake Saturday, Feb. 13. Tanker trucks made as many as 10 trips to the Cross Lake bay near Al’s Marine on County Highway 66 and were still drawing water as late as 1:45 p.m. Submitted photoplay button
House burns in Crosslake Saturday
February 14, 2016 - 8:51pm
March 31, 2015
Smoke damages Pine River home
March 31, 2015 - 7:51pm
December 2, 2014
Cause of Beacon Shores resort fire remains unknown
December 2, 2014 - 10:48am
December 1, 2014
Firefighters work to put out a fire Friday at Beacon Shores Resort in Crosslake. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch)play button
Fire destroys cabins at longtime Crosslake resort
December 1, 2014 - 11:18am
November 28, 2014
Friday fire destroys two cabins at Crosslake resort
November 28, 2014 - 3:16pm