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Two Department of Natural Resources fire bombers were used to fight a fire in a stand of hardwoods in Nary on Tuesday afternoon. The fire was contained before any structures or homes were damaged. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer

Wildfires cause evacuations, road closure

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BEMIDJI – Firefighters and emergency responders rushed to a wildfire burning near Union Road in Hubbard County Tuesday afternoon, prompting some homes to be evacuated.


The fire was nearly contained by about 4 p.m., according to an email from Beltrami County Emergency Services Management. Nearby residents were allowed to return home after some brief evacuations.

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