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Sunburg firefighters battle a stubborn grass fire Friday west of Sunburg that tore through tall grass and shrubs in a wildlife area, as well as farm fields that had corn stubble. Two farm sites were in the path of the fire. Firefighters from Sunburg, Brooten, Pennock and New London were at the scene. The Sunburg ambulance was also called to assist. One firefighter was seen coughing and vomiting near the fire as thick smoke enveloped the area. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

Firefighters from multiple communities do battle with blaze near Sunburg, Minn.

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Dry, windy conditions helped fuel a large grass fire southeast of Sunburg Friday afternoon that charred 160 to 200 acres.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at http://healthbeat.areavoices.com. Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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