Vehicle fire and other fire alarms send out firefighters

The Brainerd Fire Department is at the intersection of East River Road and Laurel Street in Brainerd.

The Brainerd Fire Department responded to a few calls over Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, Jan. 17-21.

Firefighters had two calls Friday, starting at 3:45 p.m. of a vehicle fire at the intersection of Cedardale Lane and Highland Scenic Road in Baxter. Upon arrival, the vehicle was fully engulfed in flames. Firefighters then were called at 6:39 p.m.for a fire alarm on the 20000 block of Paige Avenue, but were canceled en route.

There were no calls Saturday. At 2:49 p.m. Sunday, firefighters were called for a fire alarm at the Crow Wing County Highway Department, 14589 County Road 142. Upon investigation, the alarm was set off by smoke from a compressor.

Firefighters had no calls Monday and no calls through 1 p.m. Tuesday, when reports were sent out.

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