Brainerd firefighters respond to camper fire
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BRAINERD — The Brainerd Fire Department responded to a camper fire at 4:39 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, on the 10000 block of Legionville Road.
Fire crews were in the area for a previous call at 4:25 p.m. reporting smoke in the area of Legionville Road. While firefighters were searching for the location of the smoke, another call came in reporting a camper on fire.
Brainerd Deputy Chief Dave Cox said upon arrival, firefighters found a burned camper and a small grass fire.
About 10 firefighters had the fire out within 15 minutes. Crews were on scene for 30 minutes. No injuries were reported.
Cox said the trailer was being dismantled at the time of the fire and no one was displaced.
Crews were also called:
Thursday, Sept. 8
- At 7:58 a.m. to the intersection of North Fourth and Washington streets for a vehicle crash. Fire crews assisted at the scene.
- At 11:29 a.m. to Essentia Health Brainerd Clinic, 2024 S. Sixth St., for a fire alarm. Crews were canceled en route.
- At 4:15 p.m. to the intersection of Lum Park Road and Highway 210 for a vehicle crash. Fire crews assisted at the scene.