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Helicopters were north of New York Mills fighting grass fires Tuesday. Submitted photo.

Grass fires throughout area Wednesday, snow to fall Thursday

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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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Robert Williams
Robert is the Sports Editor of Detroit Lakes Newspapers. Williams worked prior in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14.
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