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Firefighters battle garage fire near Long Farm Road and Crow Wing County Highway 1

PINE RIVER—A detached garage on County Highway 1 was fully engulfed in flames when the Ideal Fire Department responded Saturday night.

Firefighters were called to the blaze about 9:15 p.m. Saturday near the intersection of Long Farm Road and County Highway 1, northwest of Upper Whitefish Lake.

Ideal Fire Chief Ryan Schultz said mutual aid from Pequot Lakes, Crosslake and Pine River fire departments was requested to fight the fire, and water was drawn from the Pine River at the nearby County Highway 15 bridge.

Schultz said the cause of the fire was undetermined as of Sunday.

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