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July 10, 2012
The new tanker truck holds up to 3,000 gallons of water and can pump 750 gallons per minute.
Bluffton has new fire truck
July 10, 2012 - 12:47pm
June 25, 2012
Photo by Rachelle Klemme
Gary Cushman stands just under the shade of the salvaged area of his hay shed in Orton Township. Cushman said he personally saw the Tuesday afternoon lightning strike that started the blaze, and Sebeka firefighters doused it before it could go further.
Firefighters douse rural shed
June 25, 2012 - 5:15am
May 19, 2012
Photo by Rachelle Klemme
A low-flying air tanker releases water to douse a wildfire northeast of Nimrod on Monday.
Fire scorches Nimrod area again
May 19, 2012 - 4:12pm
May 17, 2012
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May 17, 2012 - 9:22am
May 14, 2012
Garage fire on Second Street
May 14, 2012 - 10:37am
May 9, 2012
Foul play may have played role in garage fire
May 9, 2012 - 9:05pm
Neighborhood patrons work to put out a garage fire in Southwest Wadena Wednesday evening.
Foul play may have played role in garage fire
May 9, 2012 - 9:05pm
April 22, 2012
Late night vehicle fire totals pickup
April 22, 2012 - 2:21pm
April 20, 2012
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.
Eastwood Inn fire began in utility room
April 20, 2012 - 3:26pm
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.
Firefighters
April 2, 2012 - 10:13am