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Chinese lanterns blamed for slough fire

LAKE LILLIAN — Paper Chinese lanterns that were illuminated by some type of flame or candle and floating in the sky Tuesday night near Kandiyohi County Park 2 caused a fire in a nearby wildlife area.

A group of young adults, possibly campers at the county park, allegedly launched the lit lanterns, which are popular sky decorations in some areas during celebrations.

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