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11 Homes Destroyed in NW Minn. Wildfire

Officials have updated their damage figures from the wildfire that surrounded the northwestern Minnesota city town of Karlstad on three sides.

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Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images
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Wildfire Prompts Evacuations in NW Minnesota Town

Some residents are being evacuated from Karlstad as a growing wildfire threatens the northwestern Minnesota town.

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chadly, Flickr
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Report: Fires in BWCA Contained, Controlled, Out

All wildfires in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of northeastern Minnesota are contained, controlled or out. But the U.S. Forest Service says Saturday campfire restrictions remain for the entire wilderness area, and some lake and trail closures still are in effect.

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Fire Restrictions, Lake Closures Imposed in BWCA

The Superior National Forest has imposed campfire restrictions in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area and closed some lakes east of Ely because of the fire danger.

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Wildfire Slowly Growing in BWCAW Near Ely

A fire continues to slowly grow in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness northwest of Ely. A spokeswoman for the Superior National Forest said Tuesday the fire is now estimated to have burned across about 40 acres.

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Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images
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Crews Battle Wildfire in Boundary Waters Near Ely

Ground crews are battling another wildfire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness northwest of Ely. The Cummings Lake fire covers an estimated 20 acres. The area is filled with black spruce in a lowland area about 12 miles northwest of Ely.

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DNR Says Wildfire Threat Growing in MN

State authorities say the wildfire threat is growing in Minnesota. Parts of the state are already in high fire danger, others are getting close.

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Superior National Forest via InciWeb.org
Superior National Forest via InciWeb.org
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Firefighters Prepare for Gusty Day at BWCA Blaze

Firefighters are bracing for a gusty day Thursday as they battle a wildfire in the Boundary Waters of northeastern Minnesota.

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Wildfire in Northeast Minnesota now 53 Percent Contained

Firefighters now have a wildfire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area of northeastern Minnesota more than 50 percent contained. A Monday morning update says the fire is 53 percent contained. The size remains about 146 square miles.

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Forest Fire Boosts Ely Area Economy [VIDEO]

The forest fire that has burned over 147 square miles in northeastern Minnesota has given a not entirely welcome boost to the Ely area economy.

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