A helicopter scoops up water near the wildfire north of Menahga, Minn., Wednesday, May 15, 2013. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)
Thousands of acres, dozens of building burned in north central Minn.
By Anna Erickson and Jean Ruzicka
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- A north central Minnesota fire grew to an estimated 7,100 acres Wednesday, destroying or damaging dozens of structures, as firefighters struggled to slow it down.
The Green Valley Fire started about 3 p.m. Tuesday and quickly spread in the area north of Menahga due to high winds.
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