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Firefighters battle wildfires in northwest Minn.

Published 10/02/2012, The Jamestown Sun

Firefighters were battling a series of wildfires Monday that covered about 2,000 acres in northwest Minnesota and southern Manitoba. As many as 150 firefighters were working Sunday and Monday to fight a total of seven fires that were burning out of control in the drought-stressed region. Another 50 to 60 were expected join the effort by today, including two 20-person crews from Utah and Pennsylvania, according to Jean Bergerson, public information officer with Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

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