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Perham firefighters put out an RV fire near Fort Thunder Road last Friday. The RV was a total loss.

UPDATED: Busy streak continues for Perham firefighters

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It’s been a busy May for the Perham Fire Department, with more than 20 fire calls already this month.

In just the past three days, firefighters have been called out seven times.


There were five fire calls on May 14, according to Perham Fire Chief Mark Schmidt, another one on Thursday, and one already today.

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Marie Johnson
Marie Johnson (formerly Nitke) came to the Perham Focus after several years as the Education and Arts & Entertainment Editor at the Herald-Review of Grand Rapids, Minn. She lives in rural Ottertail with her husband, Dan, and their spunky yellow lab, Louisa.
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