Wildfire Outbreak Engulfs Polk County, Minnesota

POLK COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Neil Berg here with some breaking news out of Polk County, Minnesota, this Sunday afternoon. We’re facing a major wildfire outbreak, with multiple blazes raging across the region.

  1. Location: The primary fire is located east of UID, approximately 12 miles north of Crookston and 3 to 4 miles east. Additionally, reports indicate fires around Gently, 5 miles east of Crookston, and in the Erskine Maple Lake Area, approximately 25 miles east of Crookston.
  2. Response: Multiple agencies have been mobilized to battle the wildfires. Fire crews from Crookston, Warren, Red Lake Falls, and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are on the scene.
  3. Extent: The wildfires have primarily affected wildlife land, with reports of a quantity of land fully engulfed in flames.
  4. Conditions: Despite recent rainfall, conditions remain extremely dry, exacerbating the wildfire risk.
  5. Continuing Coverage: Stay tuned for further updates on the situation as it develops. I’m Neil Berg, reporting for TRF News.


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