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Future of Pequot Lakes fire tower uncertain

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A landmark that rises high above the treetops is likely the last of its kind in Crow Wing County.

The historic fire tower on County Road 11 near Pequot Lakes is the last vestige of a series of fire towers designed to provide early warning of a fire in the heavily wooded region.


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