ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

December grass fire

With the lack of snow cover, grass and brush is dry in central Minnesota and susceptible to grass fires.

120321.N.BD.DecemberGrassFire1.jpg
Former Brainerd firefighter and an employee of the Brainerd Public Utilities department Jeff Innes uses a fire hose to extinguish a grass fire that burned a portion of the hillside on east College Drive near Kiwanis Park Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, in Brainerd. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch

Jeff Innes, a former Brainerd firefighter and current employee at Brainerd Public Utilities, uses a fire hose to extinguish a grass fire Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, that burned a portion of the hillside on east College Drive near Kiwanis Park in Brainerd.

Related Topics: FIRES
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.
What To Read Next
Exclusive
Hutchinson teen Zac Padrnos won the top prize with a walleye weighing in at 9.45 pounds.
Area listings of agendas
An area listing of birth announcements.
An area listing of birth announcements.