Calm winds helping fire fight; cleanup begins
PARK RAPIDS — Calm winds were allowing 40-some fire departments to get control of a wildfire that has scorched more than 7,100 acres in three counties since Tuesday.
"We’ll make a lot of progress today," incident commander Mike Aultman said Thursday of the Green Valley fire, which has burned 12 homes and 43 other buildings between Menahga and Park Rapids.
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