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A DNR plane dumps water on a grass fire in northeast Hubbard County that burned for hours before firefighters could get it under control. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Air attack quells fast moving grass fire in NE Hubbard County as second blaze erupts

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A fast moving grass fire in northeastern Hubbard County Tuesday afternoon had authorities issue an evacuation order for nearby residents while a platoon of air support attacked the blaze.

Residents on White Spruce Drive, including Chuck Brown, were asked to leave their homes.

Brown kept track of the fire on his ATV as planes and helicopters criss-crossed the area dumping water.

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Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers Hubbard County, courts and breaking news.

(218) 732-3364
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