MN: Practice run for firefighters makes way for campground

BRAINERD, Minn. — Eleven firefighters in training from Remer and Crooked Lake took turns combatting the purposeful flames of a controlled burn Wednesday, April 4, at the newly named Up a Creek Campground in Fifty Lakes.

The house destroyed in the burn was removed to make room for an updated living space for new campground owner Michelle Fussy and her fiance, Shawn Mauch, who are relocating from Fort Ripley to Fifty Lakes.

Read the full story from Brainerd Dispatch.

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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