The Brainerd Fire Department responded to reports of downed power lines Tuesday. The first was at 5:42 a.m. on St. Mathias Road, a mile south of Business Highway 371, and the second was at 6:14 p.m. on Holmes Avenue in Barrows. In both cases firefighters were at the scene as a safety precaution while crews from Crow Wing Power fixed the downed lines.
The Brainerd Fire Department responded to a report of a house struck by lightning at 5:17 a.m. Tuesday in the 20,000 block of Division Road east of Brainerd. No fire was found, the fire department reported.
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