As of this morning, wildfires that started yesterday in north-central Minnesota covered over 8,000 acres of land and forced the closure of roads in an area including Park Rapids, Menagha, and Red Lake.SEE ALSO: Nicolas Hutchinson, Uptown fire victim, left with clothes he's wearing, phone and compute ... More >>
Notice that strange, Manhattan-like texture to the air yesterday? Blame the Canadians. Smoke from a series of wildfires burning across Saskatchewan and Manitoba is drifting south.
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