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Dry conditions cause safety concerns in Bemidji area

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BEMIDJI – Dry conditions and unfavorable weather are creating a perfect storm for potential dangerous wildfires in the Bemidji area, fire officials said Monday.

On Saturday, those conditions led to a grass fire at Pine Valley Trailer Court just west of Bemidji. The fire damaged one of the trailer homes, making it the first wildfire that has turned into a structure fire this year, Bemidji Fire Chief Dave Hoefer said.

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John Hageman
John Hageman covers local business and Grand Forks' legislative delegation. Get more business news at aroundtown.areavoices.com. 
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