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Firefighters are battling a wildfire near Hubbary County Line Road west of Highway 71 Jean Ruzicka/Forum News Service

Wildfire triggers evacuation in southwest Hubbard County

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Perham Minnesota 222 2nd Avenue SE 56573

Due to a large fire burning southwest of Park Rapids, residents are being evacuated within a five-mile radius from 110th Street to Highway 71 one mile north of the Hubbard Line Road. Highway 71 south of Park Rapids is closed to southbound traffic at the four-mile corner, Highway 87. Winds at the airport are reported to be at 26 mph.

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Firefighters from area departments are providing mutual aid.

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