Gov. Dayton issues emergency executive order, providing funds to fight wildfires
MINNEAPOLIS - Citing extreme weather conditions that have sparked 25 wildfires across the state, Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday issued an emergency executive order providing assistance to battle the blazes.
According to a release, the order will assist the Minnesota Interagency Fire Center in fighting the fires, including a "major uncontrolled exceeding 4,000 acres north" of Red Lake.