Brainerd firefighters respond to vehicle fire

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

BRAINERD — The Brainerd Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire at 2:16 a.m. Thursday, May 11, at the intersection of Northeast Eighth and Washington streets.

Upon arrival, fire crews extinguished the vehicle fire.

Crews were also called:

Friday, May 12

  • At 5:22 a.m. to Parkway Apartments, 1204 Campus Drive, for a fire alarm. Upon arrival, fire crews determined the alarm was caused by burning food.



  • At 5:33 p.m. to the 1100 block of K Street for a report of a smoke smell. Upon investigation, it was determined the smoke was caused by a maintenance matter.
  • At 3:58 p.m. to the 6100 block of Ojibwa Road for a vehicle crash. Fire crews were canceled en route.


  • At 1:36 p.m. to the intersection of Cypress Drive and Highway 210 for a vehicle crash. Fire crews provided scene assistance.
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