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April 10, 2019
Nisswa firefighters investigate smoke smell
April 10, 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
February 16, 2019
Sheriff office names fatal fire victim
February 16, 2019 - 11:00am
February 14, 2019
Wadena County dispatch received a 911 call regarding a house on fire at 10:29 p.m. Feb. 13 in Menahga. Forum News Service
Body found in house fire in Menahga
February 14, 2019 - 11:37am
February 8, 2019
Skid-steer starts on fire in barn near Sebeka
February 8, 2019 - 5:00am
February 1, 2019
The structure housing Doreen's K9 Cuts and Paw Spa building on the 1500 block of State Highway 371 between Backus and Hackensack (seen here in this May 2018 photo from their Facebook page) was destroyed Wednesday, Jan. 23, in a fire of undetermined cause.
Dog lost in business fire
February 1, 2019 - 6:00am
January 29, 2019
Firefighters with the Pillager Fire Department check for fire Saturday, Jan. 27, on the 9100 block of 386th Street, just south of Pillager. Upon arrival, firefighters saw flames rising from the roof. Photo / Pillager Fire Department
Cat scratching alerts woman of house fire
January 29, 2019 - 5:00am
January 24, 2019
Firefighters attempt to extinguish a fire destroying a barn north of Motley Tuesday, Jan. 22. Facebook / Pillager Area Fire and Rescue
Fire destroys Motley barn, 15 cows saved
January 24, 2019 - 9:00am
Fire destroys commercial building in rural Backus
January 24, 2019 - 7:00am
Emergency personnel respond to a house fire Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 23, on the 17000 block of Crow Wing County Highway 11 north of Crosby. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Videoplay button
Dog, 2 cats perish in fire: House a complete loss
January 24, 2019 - 5:00am
January 10, 2019
This 2017 file photo shows paper bales processed by GreenForest Recycling at the Brainerd Industrial Center. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Firefighters get helping hand in putting fire out at BIC
January 10, 2019 - 5:00am
Brainerd Dispatch file photo.
Brainerd woman dies a day after her clothes start on fire
January 10, 2019 - 3:00am
January 7, 2019
A Pillager Area Fire and Rescue crew responds to a garage fire in Sylvan Township Sunday night. The Cass County Sheriff's Office and North Memorial Ambulance responded to the fire. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Garage and contents lost in fire
January 7, 2019 - 5:00am
January 5, 2019
Crosby firefighters walk near a fire-damaged duplex Friday, Jan. 4, at First Street Southwest and Fifth Avenue West in Crosby. The Brainerd Fire Department’s ladder truck was called to assist in extinguishing the smoldering fire after the initial blaze was knocked down. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Fire damages Crosby duplex: Families, pets impacted
January 5, 2019 - 7:00am
December 29, 2018
Firefighters battle a fire at Bud's Small Engine Repair, 20233 Hematite Ave., Ironton. George "Bud" Hanson's son, Josh, said sparks ignited fuel cans, rapidly engulfing the repair shop in flames. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Fire engulfs small engine repair shop in Ironton: Blaze comes less than 2 years after school bus rammed into repair shop
December 29, 2018 - 3:00am