Brainerd firefighters respond to calls

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Firetruck with lights on

BRAINERD — The Brainerd Fire Department responded to an early morning shed fire at 5:28 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21, on the 15000 block of County Highway 25.

Crews were also called:

Monday, Jan. 24

At 6:36 a.m. to the South Haven Apartments, 904 S. Eighth St., for a report of a gas smell. Upon investigation, it was determined to be caused by a kitchen appliance.



  • At 6:12 p.m. to the 2000 block of Graydon Avenue for a carbon monoxide alarm. Upon investigation, it was determined to be unfounded.


  • At 5:17 p.m. to the 5400 block of Marohn Road for a carbon monoxide alarm. Upon investigation, it was determined to be unfounded.


  • At 4:36 p.m. to Verizon Wireless, 14203 Edgewood Drive, for a report of smoke in the building. Upon investigation, it was determined to be caused by a heating, ventilation and air conditioning roof unit.


  • At 6:33 p.m. to the 4000 block of Mapleton Road for an electrical fire. Upon arrival, fire crews determined there was no fire.

— Compiled by TIM SPEIER, staff writer, who can be reached on Twitter @timmy2thyme, call 218-855-5859 or email

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