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Firefighters battling house fire near Brandon

Brandon firefighters are battling a house fire at 1100 Chippewa Heights, NW this afternoon.

They requested mutual aid assistance from Garfield and Millerville.

The owner of the home got out safely and no one else was in the house, according to reports on the police scanner.

Firefighters reported no visbile flames when they arrived but they could see smoke coming from the roof.

Updates will be reported when more information is released.

Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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