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The wildfire Tuesday night burned land along Highway 71 just north of the Hubbard Line Road, shown here Wednesday. (Anna Erickson / Park Rapids Enterprise)

Menahga fire 0 percent contained, several buildings lost

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By Anna Erickson

Forum News Service

PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- Firefighters are working to contain a wildfire that is now between 3,000 and 4,000 acres in north-central Minnesota as of this morning.

Officials are now calling it the Green Valley Fire. It started at about 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon southwest of Park Rapids near Menahga and quickly spread due to high winds.

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