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DNR: Call 911 rather than risk fighting wildfire

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- With Minnesota in the dry season before the spring green-up, the Department of Natural Resources is urging landowners to call 911 rather than trying to put out wildfires themselves.

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Ron Stoffel, fire suppression supervisor for the DNR, says anyone with a fire on their property should let trained firefighters do the work, rather than risking their lives.

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