Brainerd Man Suffers Burns in House Fire
Crow Wing County Sheriff Scott Goddard reports on January 23 at approximately 12:39 AM, Crow Wing County deputies and Brainerd Fire Department were dispatched to a house fire on the 8800 block of Wise Rd. The homeowner, 55-year-old Thomas Phillips, was transported by ambulance to Essentia-St Joseph’s in Brainerd, then later to Hennepin County Medical Center by air ambulance. A female at the residence was uninjured. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Minnesota State Fire Marshall’s Office.
Baxter Police Department, Brainerd Police Department, and North Memorial Ambulance Service assisted deputies at the scene.