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No one was hurt and all residents were accounted for in an early morning fire Thursday, March 12 at Rush Oaks apartments in Rush City. The Chisago County communications center received several 911 calls at 2:50 a.m. from residents, advising smoke alarms had activated and heavy smoke in the hallways ...Read More
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At about 2:50 a.m. March 12, the Chisago County Communication Center received several 911 calls from residents at 20 North Eliot Ave. — Rush Oaks Apartments — saying the smoke alarms were going off and there was heavy smoke in the hallways. The Chisago County Sheriff Office and Rush City Fire De...Read More
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$2,500 reward offered The North Branch Police Department and the State Fire Marshal’s Office are seeking the public’s assistance in tracking down the person or persons responsible for a burglary and arson fire at the Main Street Center building in North Branch. Deb Heggerston, the landlord of th...Read More
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$2,500 rewards offered for information leading to who intentionally started the early morning Sept. 7 fires Authorities are offering rewards of up to $2,500 to anyone with information about who is responsible for igniting two grass fires early Saturday, Sept. 7, a few miles east of Rush City. Acco...Read More
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Landowners are advised not to burn brush or grasses in low-lying areas at this time, due to a high incident of peat fires across the region, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Peat is an accumulation of partially decayed plant material, often found in wetlands or areas that ...Read More
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