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Brainerd firefighters respond to calls

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A Brainerd Fire Department fire truck sits in the garage
A Brainerd Fire Department fire truck sits in the garage.
Spenser Bickett / Brainerd Dispatch

BRAINERD — The Brainerd Fire Department responded to a late-night fire alarm at 11:36 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, at Reichert Bus Service, 8342 Industrial Park Road.

It was determined the alarm was false and fire crews were canceled.

Crews were also called 9:44 a.m. Thursday to Open City Thrift, 214 S. Seventh St., for a report of a gas smell. Upon investigation, it was determined to be a maintenance matter in an apartment.

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