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FIRES

The DNR will not issue permits for open burning
A fire at the same farm on Christmas Eve 2020 caused the deaths of about 1,000 milking goats, 15 peacocks and a dog.
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.

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“All the volunteers were great. All the neighbors came over to help or to offer help.”
A fire destroyed a shed used to house animals, including calves, pigs and chickens, Thursday afternoon, Feb. 24, 2022.
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.
A look at police reports in the northern Brainerd lakes area - Cass and Crow Wing counties.
The Cass County Sheriff’s Office responded to the fire, reported at 5:31 a.m. Monday, Jan. 31, in Crooked Lake Township.

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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.
Nine of the dead were children, the New York Times reported.
A look at police reports in the northern Brainerd lakes area - Cass and Crow Wing counties.

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