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April 16, 2012
Photo by Rachelle Klemme
Madison Snyder approached Fire Captain Danny Hendershot to ask for "good numbers" during the Deer Creek Fire and Rescue Ham Bingo held Friday, March 30 at the packed Deer Creek Community Center. Fire Chief Jerry Moen said proceeds from the event are going toward paying for a pumper truck purchased a couple years ago, and for training and equipment. He said the Ham Bingo has been held annually for over 30 years.
Call this one
April 16, 2012 - 11:09am
Photo by Brian Hansel
A fire that broke out Monday morning at the Eastwood Inn of Wadena forced the evacuation of several residents and spread smoke damage into the adjoining Los Jalapenos Mexican Restaurant. Members of the Wadena and Verndale Fire Departments responded to the fire.
Fire at the Eastwood Inn
April 16, 2012 - 10:49am
April 14, 2012
1,600 acres burn south of Nimrod
April 14, 2012 - 2:53pm
Photo by Rachelle Klemme
Firefighter Rick Taggart shows Genesis Rescue equipment to Nathan Burckhard at the Pizza Ranch fundraiser Monday, April 9.
Firemen work at Pizza Ranch
April 14, 2012 - 2:53pm
April 9, 2012
A charred can rests on the blackened grass where the fire burned.
1,400 acres burn south of Nimrod, Minn.; fire danger still high
April 9, 2012 - 12:36pm
April 2, 2012
Photo by Vicki Pearson/WDC Elementary
All WDC second-graders recently read a story called "Firefighter!" It was a nonfiction story about the jobs that firefighters do each time they have to fight a fire. Second-grader Kaitlyn Anderson's dad, Erick Anderson, talked to the students about his job as a volunteer firefighter for the Verndale Fire Department.
April 2, 2012 - 10:13am
March 24, 2012
Barn, garage burn in Huntersville Township
March 24, 2012 - 5:17pm
Photo by Cara Newberry.
Smoke pours out of the attic of Jeane Zosel's residence as Wadena firefighters work to put out the fire.
Zosel home on Bryant catches fire
March 24, 2012 - 4:30pm
March 19, 2012
Photo by Cara Newberry.
Smoke pours out of the attic of Jeane Zosel's residence as Wadena firefighters hustle to set up a ladder to reach the source of the fire.
Zosel home on Bryant catches fire Sunday
March 19, 2012 - 1:49pm
March 17, 2012
Family unharmed after house fire in Verndale Thursday
March 17, 2012 - 2:54pm
March 16, 2012
Photo by Rachelle Klemme.
Firefighter Brent Johnson shows the cutting component of the Jaws of Life equipment.
Firefighters working to buy new Jaws
March 16, 2012 - 3:34pm
March 10, 2012
Police Scanner
March 10, 2012 - 2:52pm
March 3, 2012
Photo by Rachelle Klemme.
Jayme George was one of the Deer Creek firefighters participating in a controlled burn of a vacant house in town.
DC firefighters conduct controlled burn
March 3, 2012 - 3:43pm
February 25, 2012
Dogs die in Wadena County fire
February 25, 2012 - 3:28pm
January 21, 2012
Unoccupied house in Long Prairie destroyed by fire
January 21, 2012 - 11:49am