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Black smoke billows from Baxter boat fire

Firefighters respond to a trailered boat on fire Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 29, on a vacant lot off Lynwood Drive.

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A Brainerd firefighter Tuesday, Sept. 29, spays water on a boat on a trailer that was fully engulfed sitting on a vacant lot off of Lynwood Drive in Baxter. As the boat burned, the black smoke drew the attention by motorists along Highway 371 and nearby residents. The fire was reported at 3:24 p.m. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
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Brainerd firefighters respond Tuesday, Sept. 29, to a call of a boat on a trailer that was fully engulfed in flames while sitting on a vacant lot off of Lynwood Drive in Baxter. As the boat burned, the black smoke drew the attention by motorists along Highway 371 and nearby residents. The fire was reported at 3:24 p.m. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch

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I was raised on a farm in western Minnesota where I participated in 4-H, high school sports, and everything that farm kids do for fun after chores. Graduated from Ridgewater Community College with an AA degree and my first taste of newspapering. I worked a summer on the Ortonville Independent as a reporter and photographer.
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