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Firefighters refuel Wednesday while fighting a stubborn blaze that tore through 150 to 200 acres of tall grassland in a hilly, secluded area northeast of Sunburg in northern Kandiyohi County. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

Grass fire torches nearly 200 acres of CRP land near Sunburg

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SUNBURG -- A brush fire that got out of control roared across rolling hills of tinder-dry prairie grass and trees Wednesday afternoon in a secluded area northeast of Sunburg.


It's estimated that 150 to 200 acres of land that was enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program was burned in the quick-moving fire that jumped the property lines of several neighbors.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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