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Cloquet Area Fire District
Two different house fires result in total losses
Last week, CAFD responded to a structure fire in the afternoon on Thursday, Feb. 8, on the 3800 block of Brookston Road. Upon arrival, firefighters...
February 18, 2018 - 3:51pm
January 8, 2018
Local leaders share their wishes for the New Year
We have so many great things happening in our county that we need to continue to promote, including schools, parks and recreational activities. I'd like to see the county look for ways to continue to improve the quality of life for our employees and citizens, including a goal of substantial...
January 8, 2018 - 12:47pm
December 26, 2017
Brevator Township joins fire district, will shoulder bulk of additional tax levy
Some Brevator residents will see a disparate impact on their property taxes due to the addition of 24-hour fire service not previously available to them. Brevator Township has depended on volunteer firefighters in recent years.
December 26, 2017 - 1:32pm
December 15, 2017
Search and rescue operation ends happily
The search was unsuccessful, CAFD Chief Kevin Schroeder said, because there was no snowmobile. It was a dog.
December 15, 2017 - 6:28am
December 14, 2017
Fire District levy, budget hearing tonight
Property owners in Cloquet, however, should only see an increase of 5.63 percent in the fire district portion of their taxes (or $1.86 on a property valued at $100,000), provided their valuation didn't increase.
December 14, 2017 - 10:34am
October 21, 2017
CAFD tax to rise, building plans move ahead
It's been a slow process since the initial land offer. In the three years since then, the Jarden company changed hands twice and Jarden's Cloquet...
October 21, 2017 - 10:13am
June 15, 2017
Apartment fire displaces five in Cloquet
The fire started in an upstairs apartment and did moderate damage to the lower apartment.
June 15, 2017 - 11:15am
May 13, 2017
Firefighters welcome new fire engine
"Custom built fire engines are more maneuverable with shorter wheel bases, have better braking, and more rigid frames which make them safer for...
May 13, 2017 - 8:25am
May 2, 2017
Cloquet Area Fire District receives K9 multi-threat vest
Wish is a high-drive K9 who loves to work fire scenes.
May 2, 2017 - 11:52am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Recent city actions raise a lot of questions in Cloquet
In regard to the March 16 "emergency city council meeting," after reading the City Council Handbook (which can be accessed through the city website...
April 2, 2017 - 4:08pm
January 9, 2017
There’s a new fire station in Cloquet’s future
In 2009 there were about 1,800 calls. In 2016, CAFD received 3,000 emergency calls and 43 calls in the 60 hours prior to this interview.
January 9, 2017 - 6:37am
December 2, 2016
CAFD earns recognition
This award was presented to Buhs in recognition for her outstanding leadership skills in promoting fire and life safety education in the community and the state of Minnesota as well as her exemplary commitment and dedication of proactive efforts of prevention.
December 2, 2016 - 2:22pm
November 19, 2016
Cloquet man shares story of river rescue
“From there we got him in a four-wheeler and transported him out to an ambulance,” Kolodge said, adding that the man was “very hypothermic”...
November 19, 2016 - 9:36am
September 25, 2016
Fire district to offer free hands-only CPR classes
Science shows that heart attack victims who receive early CPR and defibrillation have a better chance of surviving. As well, according to a report from the American Heart Association, bystander CPR is performed in only 45.9 percent of bystander-witnessed cardiac arrests.
September 25, 2016 - 11:59am
May 7, 2016
Citizens get to be ‘firefighter for a day’
The building was filled with white theatrical smoke to simulate the visual difficulties encountered by real firefighters when they enter a building....
May 7, 2016 - 11:21am