The Brainerd Fire Department was called at 4:40 a.m. Tuesday to a house fire at 601 Ninth Ave. N.E. in Brainerd.
The rental home, owned by Bob Severson, was unoccupied. It was reported that the fire may have started in the ceiling from a recess light. Damage was estimated at $15,000.
Firefighters respond to school alarm
The Brainerd Fire Department responded at 10:32 a.m. Tuesday to Garfield Elementary School, 1120 10th Ave. N.E., for what turned out to be a false alarm.
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