Brainerd firefighters respond to calls

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A  fire truck
The Brainerd Fire Department on Laurel Street.
Brainerd Dispatch file photo

BRAINERD โ€” The Brainerd Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at 4:54 p.m. Thursday, March 16, Diamond Willow Assisted Living, 14396 Grand Oaks Drive.

Upon investigation, it was determined to be a false alarm.

Crews were also called:

Sunday, March 19

  • At 10:20 p.m. to Pine Grove Estates, 7357 Clearwater Road, for a fire alarm. Upon investigation, it was determined to be a false alarm.



  • At 8:49 a.m. to the intersection of Highway 210 and County Road 142 for a vehicle crash. Fire crews assisted at the scene.
  • At 7:10 a.m. to the intersection of State Highway 18 and County Highway 23 for a multi-vehicle crash. Fire crews were canceled en route.


  • At 10:01 p.m. to the 17000 block of North Highway 371 for a vehicle crash. Fire crews were canceled en route.
  • At 3:09 p.m. to Woodland Good Samaritan, 100 Buffalo Hills Lane, for a fire alarm. Upon investigation, it was determined the alarm was caused by a maintenance matter.
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