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Echo Press file photo The West Central Minnesota Red Cross helped the victim of this house fire south of Garfield last month. Assisting at the scene of a fire is just one of the many emergencies the agency responds to. (Echo Press file photo)

In disasters big and small, local Red Cross is there

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When the scanner goes off in the newsroom for a fire, the reporter is never the first and hardly ever the second person at the scene. Not only do the firefighters beat us to the punch, but the American Red Cross always seems to be one of the first to respond.


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Annie Harman
Annie Harman is a reporter for Echo Press and The Osakis Review. She grew up in Detroit Lakes and graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire with a degree in print journalism and history in May 2012. Follow her on Twitter at annieharman
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