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Cook County prescribed fire outside of containment lines, not wildfire status

May 12, 2023 06:09PM ● By Content Editor
Photo: Dispatchers say smoke was showing when crews arrived. (MGN)

Hayley Raatsi - Northern News Now - May 12, 2023

A prescribed fire in Cook County has gotten away from Forest Service crews and is now burning outside of the containment lines.

According to the Forest Service, the fire left the bounds Friday afternoon about five miles west of the end of the Gunflint Trail.

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