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A fire at the same farm on Christmas Eve 2020 caused the deaths of about 1,000 milking goats, 15 peacocks and a dog.
With Western states enduring a historic drought, some towns are rejecting fireworks as a wildfire risk, even though nearly all civic fireworks displays are safely monitored by firefighters.
Douglas County is one of 15 other Minnesota counties with burn restrictions.
With above-normal fire activity expected in Canada, the region can expect smoky air this summer. But drought conditions in Minnesota have improved so the likelihood of major wildfires within the state is lower, according to a Minnesota Pollution Control Agency forecast released Tuesday, April 26.

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“All the volunteers were great. All the neighbors came over to help or to offer help.”
Fire was reported around 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 13.
A fire destroyed a shed used to house animals, including calves, pigs and chickens, Thursday afternoon, Feb. 24, 2022.
Fire fighting efforts were delayed because of a snowed-in driveway.
The Little Falls Police Department and the Little Falls Fire Department responded to the fire, reported at 6:08 p.m.
The Cass County (Minn.) Sheriff’s Office responded to the fire, reported at 12:23 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 13 on U.S. Highway 2 in Cass County.

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It’s believed to have been caused by an electrical issue, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.
It’s a $1.24 million aerial fire truck that will replace a 1999 ladder truck that needed extensive repairs, according to Fire Chief Jeff Karrow.
Mike Hendrickson and Jesse Schmidt were among the first to arrive at Tropics nightclub in downtown Fargo after it was set ablaze in April 2000.

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