Emergency Response and District News

On Friday May 20th at 7:27 PM CAFD Units were dispatched to a structure fire. Upon arrival they found a large garage fully involved with fire extending to the home.
Carlton Fire and Ambulance were on scene to assist. Units cleared the scene at 9:50 PM.

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The garage was a total loss with minor damage to the home. Two vehicles, two boats and an ATV were also lost.

Two injuries resulted from this incident. A resident sustained severe burns and was transported to a Duluth hospital, and one firefighter was treated and released from Cloquet Memorial Hospital for a back injury.

The cause remains under investigation.


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The Cloquet Area Fire District's Board of Directors will conduct a Special Meeting to allow McGrath Consulting to discuss Personnel Issues and review the Master Plan with the Board on

Thursday May 26th at 5:00 PM.

This meeting will be heldat the Scanlon Community Center in the Council Chambers.

Sunday Morning CAFD Local 880 held a Fire Ops class to to let community leaders experience the type of work our Firefighters and Paramedics perform in the field. Thank you to all those who participated.

Fire Ops 101 Participants

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Bush Fdn. Video

District Fire Chief

Kevin M. Schroeder

Cloquet Weather

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