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September 16, 2018
Vehicle catches fire near Alexandria
September 16, 2018 - 11:33pm
September 12, 2018
Cabin receives minor damage from fire
September 12, 2018 - 2:00pm
August 31, 2018
The Brandon, Garfield and Millerville fire departments responded to a fire at 9981 Chippewa Heights NW north of Brandon Friday morning for a house fire. North Memorial Ambulance also responded to the scene. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Update: All escape house fire in Brandon
August 31, 2018 - 5:01pm
August 23, 2018
National Guard helping fight state forest wildfire in northwest Minnesota
August 23, 2018 - 4:39pm
July 29, 2018
Smoke billows out of a house on County Road 22 as Alexandria firefighters work on putting the fire out. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press) play button
UPDATE: Explosion causes house fire in Alexandria
July 29, 2018 - 3:23pm
July 20, 2018
Air quality alert for Alexandria for Friday, Saturday
July 20, 2018 - 2:14pm
July 11, 2018
House explosion sends one to hospital
July 11, 2018 - 6:23am
July 6, 2018
A July 4 fire at 2059 Pilgrim Point Rd. NW in Alexandria has caused Pilgrim Point Camp to cancel four retreats and an all-week camp scheduled for this month. (Micah Friez / Echo Press)
Camp, retreats at Pilgrim Point canceled after fire
July 6, 2018 - 12:36pm
June 1, 2018
Osakis firefighters battle a fire Thursday night at 502 6th Ave. W. in Osakis. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
UPDATE: Fire destroys garage, house in Osakis
June 1, 2018 - 12:20am
May 19, 2018
A line of fire trucks and other emergency vehicles with their lights flashing travel along Hazel Hill Road on their way to the Hudson Cemetery, where Steven “Beaver” Hlinsky of the Forada Fire Department was laid to rest Saturday. Lowell Anderson / Echo Pressplay button
Paying respect to one of their own
May 19, 2018 - 7:04pm
May 4, 2018
Red Flag Warning issued; area is ripe for wildfires
May 4, 2018 - 11:33am
May 1, 2018
Members of the Alexandria, Garfield and Carlos fire departments worked to beat down a grass fire Friday morning near Carlos Creek Winery and Oakwood Terrace. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Douglas County, others in burning ban
May 1, 2018 - 7:46am
April 30, 2018
Lightning from an early-morning thunderstorm struck two willow trees on the property of Gerry and Sonja Goblirsch on Lake Rachel near Holmes City Monday, April 30. Lightning also apparently struck an Alexandria home. (Contributed)
Lightning to blame for house fire
April 30, 2018 - 5:26pm
April 27, 2018
Firefighters get ready to move to a new location after putting out part of a grass fire at the edge of the Oakwood Terrace neighborhood near Carlos Creek Winery Friday morning. (Lowell Anderson/ Echo Press)
Grassfire burns in strong winds, dry conditions
April 27, 2018 - 12:08pm
April 26, 2018
School house burns in fire near Garfield
April 26, 2018 - 5:39pm