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FIRES

One year after the Lake County wildfire, the scorched Superior National Forest, cabin owners and McDougal Lake Campground all show resilience.
Four Carlton County area fire departments responded to the fire early Wednesday morning.
Deputies called in additional resources from the Pine County investigators and the Minnesota State Fire Marshal's Office to determine the cause of the fire.
No injuries were reported.

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With Western states enduring a historic drought, some towns are rejecting fireworks as a wildfire risk, even though nearly all civic fireworks displays are safely monitored by firefighters.
With above-normal fire activity expected in Canada, the region can expect smoky air this summer. But drought conditions in Minnesota have improved so the likelihood of major wildfires within the state is lower, according to a Minnesota Pollution Control Agency forecast released Tuesday, April 26.
“All the volunteers were great. All the neighbors came over to help or to offer help.”
The Kalevala Township fire was reported at 8 a.m. Friday. Robert Haufle, age 60, died in the fire, authorities reported.
Officials said the cause of the blaze remained unknown.
A fire destroyed a shed used to house animals, including calves, pigs and chickens, Thursday afternoon, Feb. 24, 2022.

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The Little Falls Police Department and the Little Falls Fire Department responded to the fire, reported at 6:08 p.m.
The Cass County (Minn.) Sheriff’s Office responded to the fire, reported at 12:23 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 13 on U.S. Highway 2 in Cass County.
Mike Hendrickson and Jesse Schmidt were among the first to arrive at Tropics nightclub in downtown Fargo after it was set ablaze in April 2000.

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