Fires

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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...
Monday, May 1, 2017 Fire in a sawmill was reported at 20933 260th Street. A small building attached to the sawmill that was used to house a motor to power the sawmill had burned. The fire was out when the department arrived. The fire was caused by the motor overheating. The owner used snow to put...
Thursday, April 6 The department was paged to a shed fire at 21327 State 287. The fire spread from a small shed to a large garage. The garage contained a workshop and wood working shop. The fire was burning in the attic of the garage when the department arrived on scene. The shed and garage along...
Monday, March 27 Called in as a fire in a field. It was found to be a permit burn with the land owner burning 10 acres of grass. The fire was attended and under control. The department cleared the scene when it was determined to be a permit burn. On scene 5 minutes. The department was paged to a...
Wednesday, March 8 Department was paged to a one vehicle accident. A vehicle went off the road and hit trees. The driver was out of the vehicle when the department arrived on scene. Assisted with packaging and loading patient for transport to the hospital. On scene for 10 minutes.  
Wednesday, February 8 A call came in from 23053 Cty 38 that the basement was full of smoke. The smoke was from a fuel oil furnace that was malfunctioning.  The furnace was turned off and home owner was advised to call a plumber. There was no damage to the home. On scene 10  minutes.  

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