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Fire raging near Highway 10

Fires rage on Hwy. 10 in Perham, New York Mills area

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Fire raging near Highway 10 Highway 10 turned into a corridor of smoke and flame Thursday morning, April 1, as firefighters battled a half-dozen fires between Perham and New York Mills.

Residents of at least five mobile homes and houses were evacuated about five miles west of New York Mills.

By noon, helicopter and airplane tankers were flying overhead in south Perham-dropping fire retardant chemical in effort to stop the spread to homes and businesses.

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