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Scanlon burning to join Cloquet Area Fire District

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Scanlon officials came to the table last week to engage in talks that could result in their volunteer fire department joining the recently created Cloquet Area Fire District.


"We are about as committed as we could be for one meeting," said Scanlon Mayor Jim Putnam last week.

The meeting involved members of the Cloquet Area Fire District Board, Scanlon and Cloquet city officials and Scanlon volunteer firefighters.

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