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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fire bombers stationed in Bemidji were called in to combat the 65-acre wildfire southwest of Cass Lake on Wednesday afternoon. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)

UPDATED: Arson suspected in Cass Lake area wildfire

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CASS LAKE -- Arson is suspected to be the cause of the Cass County fire on Wednesday afternoon that consumed more than 75 acres and prompted the evacuation of 10 residences in Cass County.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office reported Thursday morning that a juvenile male was found near the fire scene and was taken into custody. 

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