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Ideal Fire Department

March 16, 2018
Joe Doerfler, a longtime Crosslake resident, is honored as this year's grand marshal for the St. Patrick's Day parade because of his lengthy list of volunteer contributions to the city. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Faces: At 80, St. Patrick's Day parade grand marshal Doerfler says activity is key to long life
March 16, 2018 - 9:00am
March 8, 2018
Firefighters climb to the roof of Timber Creek rustic furniture in Jenkins while an Ideal Fire Department ladder truck stands by Thursday morning, March 8. Travis Grimler / Echo Journalplay button
Firefighters called to Timber Creek
March 8, 2018 - 8:22pm
January 11, 2018
Looking Back - Jan. 11, 2018
January 11, 2018 - 3:30am
January 3, 2018
Three separate households in the Pequot Lakes/Breezy Point areas were forced to find other living arrangements for the holidays after fires damaged or destroyed their homes. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
House fires force residents out for holidays
January 3, 2018 - 11:00am
January 10, 2017
Fire destroys garage and its contents in Crosslake
January 10, 2017 - 11:14am
October 19, 2016
Theresa Bourke/Echo Journal
Firefighters hose off what's left of the Manhattan Beach Villas Sunday, Oct. 16, after the complex caught fire.play button
Fire destroys Manhattan Beach Lodge Villas: No one is injured
October 19, 2016 - 8:35am
October 16, 2016
A fire broke out around 5:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at the Manhattan Villas in Crosslake. There were no injuries reported, and the cause of the fire is still under investigation. Photo by Theresa Bourkeplay button
Fire destroys Manhattan Beach Villas
October 16, 2016 - 7:12pm
June 22, 2016
Boat fire on Lower Hay Lake
June 22, 2016 - 9:51am
May 19, 2016
Area firefighters battle blazes
May 19, 2016 - 11:28am
May 16, 2016
Firefighters battle garage fire near Long Farm Road and Crow Wing County Highway 1
May 16, 2016 - 1:23pm
March 4, 2016
Ye Old Wharf stands in the background of this file photo. Photo courtesy Facebook.
Cigarette causes fire at The Wharf
March 4, 2016 - 10:23am
February 16, 2016
Crosslake, Ideal, Mission, Fifty Lakes, Pequot Lakes, Pine River and Emily fire departments assisted at the scene of a house fire Saturday in Crosslake. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Kelly Humphrey) Video
'Fire is crazy, it just took off': Crosslake woman reflects on Saturday house fire
February 16, 2016 - 9:55am
February 15, 2016
Crews from seven different fire departments respond to a house fire Saturday in Crosslake. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video)play button
Fire destroys Crosslake home
February 15, 2016 - 1:15pm
February 14, 2016
Firefighters from at least four area fire departments respond to a house fire in Crosslake Saturday, Feb. 13. Tanker trucks made as many as 10 trips to the Cross Lake bay near Al’s Marine on County Highway 66 and were still drawing water as late as 1:45 p.m. Submitted photoplay button
House burns in Crosslake Saturday
February 14, 2016 - 8:51pm
April 22, 2015
Ryan Schultz, chief of the Ideal Fire Department, was guaranteed to join the department at a young age. Photo by Travis Grimler
Schultz grew up alongside Ideal Fire Department
April 22, 2015 - 2:18pm