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Wildfires in Beltrami County

As of 9:00 PM, Monday night May 13, 2013, there are two wildfires, approximately 1200 acres in size, that are producing smoke which is drifting to the southeast. These grass fires are burning on the Red Lake Reservation west of Hwy 89 and north of Hwy 1.

The State of MN DNR Forestry crews, along with the Red Lake DNR Forestry, and other assets are working on that fire to contain it. A CodeRED alert was sent to citizens that may be smelling the smoke and seeing the haze to advise of this development. Citizens will see aircraft and other equipment flying in the area as well. At this time no structures are threatened.

Beltrami County Sheriff's Department

 

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