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Brainerd Fire Department

March 22, 2019
Firefighters respond to oven fire
March 22, 2019 - 10:30am
March 19, 2019
Carbon monoxide alarms results in fire call
March 19, 2019 - 6:30am
March 14, 2019
Alarm at Baxter apartment sends firefighters out
March 14, 2019 - 9:30am
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After 5 rounds of voting, Oak Lawn settles on levy increase: Challenger, write-in candidate prevail in contested races
March 14, 2019 - 5:00am
March 13, 2019
Firefighters respond to Jacksonville Drive
March 13, 2019 - 9:30am
March 12, 2019
Firefighters investigate alarm at Xcel Energy
March 12, 2019 - 10:30am
March 10, 2019
Township Day, this Tuesday, March 12, represents a key gathering for small towns across the state -- of which there are approximately 1,781 in all, home to roughly 914,174 residents. It’s an opportunity to elect local town officials, as well as vote on and discuss any major ballot measures at the annual meeting. Direct democracy in action. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Township Day: Small communities gather for 2019 elections, annual meetings
March 10, 2019 - 7:00am
March 7, 2019
Members of the Baxter City Council prepare for a workshop Tuesday, March 5. The city is contending with a spike in fire service assessments by the Brainerd Fire Department for 2020. Representing an 11.7 percent increase, this means Baxter will have to pay roughly $36,000 more for emergency coverage in 2020. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: Members to tackle increased fire service assessments
March 7, 2019 - 7:00am
A Little Falls firefighter walks among the steel remnants of a detached garage, which burned Wednesday, March 6, on the 3000 block of Crow Wing County Highway 2, north of Fort Ripley. The Brainerd Fire Department and Camp Ripley Fire Department also responded. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video    play button
Fire destroys garage near Fort Ripley
March 7, 2019 - 3:00am
March 6, 2019
Brainerd crash leads to extrication
March 6, 2019 - 3:00am
March 5, 2019
Brainerd firefighters respond to calls
March 5, 2019 - 9:30am
March 4, 2019
Brainerd firefighters respond to a house fire on the 7700 block of Wise road Friday, March 1. No one was injured in the blaze. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch 
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5 kids among those escaping from house fire
March 4, 2019 - 3:00am
March 2, 2019
Firefighters respond to smoke alarm
March 2, 2019 - 10:30am
Covered in house insulation, Brainerd firefighter Erik Flowers is fitted with a fresh air tank before going back into a house on the 7700 block of Wise Road Friday, March 1. No one was injured in the blaze. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
House fire brings out Brainerd crews late Friday night
March 2, 2019 - 1:04am
March 1, 2019
Brainerd firefighters respond
March 1, 2019 - 6:00am