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Windom
Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Grass fire outside of Windom

The Windom Fire Department responded to a controlled burn fire that spread and briefly got out of control east of Windom.

Fire Chief Ben Derickson said the Mt. Lake Fire Department was doing a controlled grass burn at about 7:35 p.m. on Thursday approximately a half mile east of Windom on County Road 17 when the fire jumped a fence and spread quickly.

Windom’s Fire Department was paged at 10:08 p.m. and arrived on the scene at 10:11 p.m. Firefighters from both departments battled the blaze until 11:41 p.m.
No damage or injuries were reported.

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