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Wadena County Sheriff gives report on Green Valley Fire

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Sheriff Mike Carr delivered a riveting presentation on the activities that took place during the Green Valley Fire emergency from May 14 to 18 at the May 23 meeting of the Wadena County Board.


Assisted by Chief Deputy Bill Cross, Carr described the efforts of 53 agencies to fight the fire, evacuate a nursing home and more than 1700 other county residents, reroute traffic around the fire area, and provide food, water, and toilets to the firefighters and first responders.

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