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A DNR forestry firefighter heads down into a blaze near Two Inlets Thursday night along the shores of Coborn Lake. The fire consumed much of the shoreline and banks. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Firefighters battle area grass fires

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Tinder dry conditions kept many fire departments in the region busy this week when field after field burst into flames.

Thursday night Park Rapids and DNR firefighters responded to a fire at the intersections of U.S. Highway 71 and County Road 41, which heads to Two Inlets in the northwest part of Hubbard County.


The fire spread to the shores of Coborn Lake where it extinguished itself.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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