Grass fires throughout area Wednesday, snow to fall Thursday
According to a report from the New York Mills Fire Department, grass fires were battled north and south of New York Mills simultaneously Wednesday afternoon.
The fire north of town took firefighters a few hours to knock down, with mutual aid from Perham, Wolf Lake and the Department of Natural Resources.
"That's where the helicopter came into play," NY Mills Fire Department member Maureen Kruchten said.
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