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Brainerd firefighters respond to smoke call

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A Brainerd Fire Department fire truck
The Brainerd Fire Department on Laurel Street.
Brainerd Dispatch file photo
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BRAINERD — The Brainerd Fire Department responded to a report of black smoke in the area at 6:09 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, on the 17000 block of Terratrac Road in Unorganized Territory.

Upon investigation, fire crews determined the smoke was caused by illegal burning. Fire crews extinguished the fire.

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