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Sun Burst for June 11, 2021

NO INJURIES IN CAR DEALERSHIP FIRE

No one was injured after a Thursday afternoon fire at a Brandon car dealership.

The fire at Brandon Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram was reported at approximately 1 p.m., Brandon police public information officer Sgt. Kirby Sararas said. No injuries were reported at the time.

Firefighters responded to the fire and extinguished it.

Brandon Fire and Emergency Services deputy chief Terry Parlow said the incident was still under investigation on Thursday afternoon and had no further details.

» The Brandon Sun 
(Tim Smith/The Brandon Sun)

NO INJURIES IN CAR DEALERSHIP FIRE No one was injured after a Thursday afternoon fire at a Brandon car dealership. The fire at Brandon Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram was reported at approximately 1 p.m., Brandon police public information officer Sgt. Kirby Sararas said. No injuries were reported at the time. Firefighters responded to the fire and extinguished it. Brandon Fire and Emergency Services deputy chief Terry Parlow said the incident was still under investigation on Thursday afternoon and had no further details. » The Brandon Sun (Tim Smith/The Brandon Sun)


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  • FRIDAY: Showers during the day with a high of 20 C.  Clear and windy overnight and a low of 11 C. 
  • SATURDAY: Sunny during the day with a high of 24 C. Clear overnight and a low of 10 C.
  • SUNDAY: Sunny during the day with a high of 28 C. Clear overnight and a low of 13 C.
  • MONDAY: Sunny during the day with a high of 29 C. Clear overnight and a low of 16 C.

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Looking Back

  • FIFTY YEARS AGO: Heavy rains over the last two days created flooding in several residential homes and approximately one inch in the basement of both the police department located in the basement of city hall and the basement of Fairview Home.
  • FORTY YEARS AGO: Consumers are paying millions of dollars more a year for dairy products, eggs and poultry than they should because of special powers given marketing boards for those products, a study released today said. The Economic Council of Canada recommends the federal government gradually remove the power of those boards to limit production, set prices for farmers and control imports.
  • THIRTY YEARS AGO: If more teachers don’t leave the Brandon School Division through retirement, resignation or leaves of absence next year, administrators say layoffs may be imminent.
  • TWENTY YEARS AGO: You need a basic diagnostic test called an ultrasound. Your doctor is concerned about something and marks the request “Urgent.” So you expect to have it done in, what, one week? Two at the most? Try 12. “We’ve reached the point where urgents can be 10 to 12 weeks,” said Dr. Geoff Kindle, a staff radiologist at Brandon Regional Health Centre. “I think the people need to know and I think the government needs to know that there’s a situation here.”
  • TEN YEARS AGO: Heavy rain and already high water levels pushed the Souris River to a new all-time high and forced the evacuation of 23 low-lying homes in Souris. As people worked to unload their houses of furniture and appliances, trucks stood at the ready to haul it to Murray Arena for safe keeping.

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