Fires

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Tuesday, May 15 The department was paged to Central Bi Products to a pile of sludge material burning. The fire started from spontaneous combustion due to the grease in the product. Product that was spread in the field started to burn, also. About one acre of the field burned. Browerville fire...
Friday, March 23 A 2 vehicle accident at the intersection of County 10 and County 11 was called in. The department assisted Long Prairie ambulance with the patients.  One driver was ejected and partially pinned under passenger side of truck. A deputy and bystanders were able to roll the truck off...
Friday, March 9 The department was paged for mutual aid to 27392 145th Avenue in Eagle Bend. Tankers were needed to help haul water to fight the barn fire.  The barn was a complete loss. On scene 3.5 hours.  
Tuesday, January 16 The department was paged to 34597 275th Avenue for a mutual aid call with Browerville Fire Department for a house fire. The department was canceled while enroute to the scene due to the fire being out.  
Monday, January 8 The department received a call for mutual aid with Browerville at 30940 US 71. A garage was on fire. Damage was done to the interior of the garage and its contents.  Fire is believed to have started from a wood stove in the garage.  Hwy 71 was closed down during the fire. On scene...
Monday, November 28 The department was paged to a fire in a woodpile around an outdoor boiler at 22667 Cty 10. A skid load was used to move the wood and bundles of slab. The boiler was also damaged in the fire. Fire started from a spark from the boiler as it was being filled with wood. On scene 1-¼...
Thursday, November 23 Department was paged to a house fire. Upon arrival they found a fire on a covered deck burning the siding area around a door frame. Owners were not home but a passerby saw it and called 911. He and law enforcement gained entry to the home and removed 3 adult dogs and six...
Friday, November 10 The department was paged to automobile crash. A car rear ended a semi turning into CHS south of Long Prairie on Hwy 71. The department assisted with packaging and loading. The patient for transport to Long Prairie hospital by Long Prairie Ambulance. The department assisted with...
Saturday, November 4 The department was paged to 25798 County 5 for a Carbon Monoxide detector going off. Upon arrival the department checked the carbon monoxide detector and found it to be at the end of it’s life. The date installed was 2009. Homeowner was advised to purchase new alarm. On scene 8...
Monday, May 8, 2017 A call came in of smell of burning paper. The area was checked with nothing found. Imaging camera was used to check for heat with readings. Nothing found.  Home owners were advised to call back if they noticed smell again.  Home owner found a bag with batteries in it. They felt...

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