The Brainerd Fire Department responded to a shed fire at 11:08 a.m. Thursday at the residence of Pauline Streiff on St. Mathias Road.
The fire caused an estimated $2,000 damage. The cause of the fire wasn't immediately known. No injuries were reported.
The Brainerd Fire Department responded to what turned out to be three false alarms in Brainerd Thursday and Friday.
Two of the calls, one reported at 11:19 a.m. and the other at 1:04 p.m., were to an apartment building in the 1000 block of South Seventh Street. The alarms were set off by painters.
The third call happened about 1:12 a.m. Friday on Karie Lane in Stoney Brook mobile home park. The false alarm was attributed to a low battery in a smoke detector.
The Brainerd Fire Department responded to two grass fires Thursday, one in Brainerd and one in Baxter.
The first grass fire was reported at 12:43 p.m. on Fuschia Drive in Baxter. The small fire, kindled from an earlier fire, was put out by firefighters from both Brainerd and the DNR.
The second grass fire was reported at 1:29 p.m. in the 1000 block of Fourth Avenue Northeast. The small fire was quickly extinguished. The Brainerd Police Department assisted.
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