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Two Inlets grass fire

Grass fires keep sirens and crews going

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Firefighers are hoping to make it through the weekend without the countryside burning.

Days of red flag warnings, tinder dry conditions and gale force winds have made each spark a cause for concern.

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The fire danger is very high to extreme right now," said Brad Witkin, DNR fire program forester.

Wednesday two grass fires were reported, one near Two Inlets that burned eight acres and a hay loft and another near Nevis that burned a tenth of an acre.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
(218) 732-3364
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