Minnesota’s Largest Wildfire Destroys Homes, Outbuildings as It Grows to 34 Square Miles

    Minnesota’s largest wildfire has destroyed dozens of homes and outbuildings in the northeast as it grew to 34 square miles scorching forest land, the Associated Press reported.

    Superior National Forest officials said the Greenwood Lake fire is still uncontained. It has destroyed 12 homes and cabins as well as 57 outbuildings, authorities said. The Greenwood Lake fire was detected on August 15 and has caused the evacuation of 280 homes and cabins.

    The Minnesota National Guard said its aviation crews continued to provide “aerial fire suppression capabilities” to combat wildfires in the state on Wednesday.


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