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NISSWA FIRE DEPARTMENT

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Fifteen Nisswa firefighters — along with eight from Pequot Lakes, 11 from Mission Township and about eight from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources — were called at 6:58 p.m. to a wildfire
The incident occurred under the Cass County Highway 77 (Interlachen Road) bridge at about 4:20 p.m. when temperatures were forecast in the high 20s or low 30s in the region.
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety reported in 2020, 421 fires occurred in Minnesota because of heating equipment. Almost half of those — 197 — were caused by heating units like boilers and
More than 30% of fireworks injuries are from sparklers and 45% of firework injuries happen to children, according to statistics from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety and State Fire Marshal
Nisswa firefighters initially responded before calling for mutual aid from Mission to provide water in a tanker truck, according to a call on the police scanner.
"It's my intention we'll make personal contact with each and every resident," Nisswa Police Chief Craig Taylor told the city council during its meeting Tuesday, Feb. 16.

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A mother and her son were forced to evacuate the home and go out into the icy cold with nothing but the clothes they were wearing.
The Nisswa man left behind a wife and a newborn daughter.
The Nisswa fire chief estimated two-thirds of the shop area of the business burned.

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