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U.S. Forest Service monitoring wildfire in Superior National Forest


August 16, 2021

U.S. Forest Service

The U.S. Forest Service is currently assessing the size of a fire near Greenwood Lake in the Superior National Forest, about 15 miles south of Isabella.

Crews spent Sunday fighting a new wildfire in the Superior National Forest in northeastern Minnesota.

The Greenwood Fire was detected around 3 p.m. Sunday near Greenwood Lake, about 15 miles south of Isabella, according to officials with the U.S. Forest Service - Superior National Forest.

On Sunday evening, the fire was "moving quickly" with an estimated size of around couple hundred acres, the forest service said in a Facebook post. The cause of the fire was not immediately clear. An aircraft was flying over the fire to estimate its size.


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