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Breezy Point man takes firefighting one step further


For Mike Schwankl of Breezy Point, being a firefighter started as a way to give back and turned into a career.

Since December he’s been working full time for FIRE — Fire Instruction and Rescue Education — a local company that provides training to emergency services personnel as well as private companies.

It’s fitting that in August, Schwankl will have spent 10 years with the Pequot Lakes Fire Department.

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