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A smoke plume rises high above a road block at the intersection of County A and Ross Road east of Solon Springs, Wis., Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Crews from Wisconsin and Minnesota were trying to control a rapidly growing wildfire in northwestern Wisconsin that forced evacuations of the sparsely populated area. (AP Photo/The Duluth News-Tribune, Clint Austin) Copyright 2013, The Associated Press

Northwest Wisconsin wildfire consumes 8,700 acres

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TOWN OF GORDON, Wis. (AP) — A smoky wildfire in northwestern Wisconsin that destroyed dozens of buildings and forced at least 60 people from their homes was almost contained Wednesday, state officials said.


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