Fires

Thursday, March 17 A grass fire was reported in the east ditch on Hwy 71 just north of County Road 6. It was called in by a passerby. Possibly ignited by a discarded cigarette. On scene 10 minutes.  
Monday, March 7 A gas leak was reported at 14 Todd Street South. The leak was from a gas stove. Gas was shut off at the meter. Gas levels were checked with nothing found. The department was on standby until Center Point Energy arrived on scene.  Todd Street was closed for a short period of time. On...
Friday, March 4, 2016 The department was called to a possible fire at 621 Charlotte Lane SE. The homeowner had started a wood stove and smoke entered into the house. When the department arrived the stove had started to work properly. The homeowner had windows open and smoke cleared from home. The...
Thursday, January 21 The department was paged to a garage/shop fire at 21396 County 96 at 12:05 a.m.  Upon arrival the structure was totally engulfed. Lost in the fire was a skid loader, a pickup, numerous tools and equipment. Grey Eagle assisted with mutual aid. On scene 1 1/2 hours.  
Tuesday, November 24 The department was paged to a fire at 130 North Street. A child playing with a lighter started a pile of clothes on fire in a closet.  The parent had the fire out when the department arrived on scene.  Everything was removed from the closet and taken outside. The area was...
Monday, November 2 The department was paged to a grass fire in the west ditch of County #105.  Two separate areas were burning, fire started from the road side possibly by a passing vehicle.  A passerby called in the fire.  Less than half an acre was burned. On scene 1/2 hour  
Sunday, October 25 A page came in for a vehicle accident involving two semi’s at the intersection of Hwy. 71 and Hwy. 27 south of Long Prairie. There were no injuries but the north bound traffic lane was blocked and fuel was leaking from a  fuel tank. The department assisted with traffic control...
Wednesday, October 14 The department was paged to a combine fire in a cornfield by the address of 16782 Cty Rd 86.  The fire started in the engine compartment of the Cat Lexon 585 R combine. Major damage was done to the engine and areas around it.  Several covers had to be removed to access hot...
Sunday, October 4 The department was paged to 810 1st Street South, Dan’s Prize for an activated fire alarm showing water flow. A machine was found to not be working causing the alarm to activate. On scene for 1/2 hour. Tuesday, September 29 The department was paged to fire in the Blending plant at...
Friday, September 4 The department was paged to an activated alarm in the basement of a rental home at 215 4th Street North. Upon arrival the department found a malfunctioning alarm. Renter was told to notify   landlord. No damage. Department cleared.  On scene 5 minutes.  

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