Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Rain could help fight three-county blaze in Minn.

Email

PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- Weekend rains could bring relief to hundreds of weary firefighters battling a 7,100-acre blaze in three west-central Minnesota counties.

The fire started Tuesday afternoon in Becker County and consumed at least 55 buildings, including 12 homes and 33 outbuildings. Winds of 45 mph drove the inferno from Becker County into Hubbard and Wadena counties.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call 320-214-4364 and we can help you.

Advertisement
Forum News Service
The Forum Communications News Service is the premier news wire service covering the Upper Midwest, stretching from the oilfields of western North Dakota to the plains of South Dakota and to the shores of eastern Minnesota. For more information about the services we offer or to discuss content subscriptions, please contact us.
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness