An update on the wildfires in northwestern Minnesota
St. Paul, Minn. — They'll be cleaning up in the northwestern Minnesota town of Karlstad today. Yesterday, a wildfire destroyed about 20 buildings in that community which is 30 miles from the Canadian border. A nursing home, an assisted living facility, and a school were all evacuated. Today the school will remain closed.
MPR's Cathy Wurzer speaks with Incident Commander, Orlin Anderson, about the most recent wildfire update.
- Morning Edition, 10/03/2012, 8:46 a.m.