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Hackensack firefighter, Dane Peterson lays down a spray of water to create a wet

Wildfire near Hackensack Sunday

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Flames rushed through the brush and grass in a lowland area just off Cass County 5 two miles east of Hackensack on Sunday mid-afternoon.


Firefighters from the Hackensack Fire Department and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MN DNR) responded.

The fire was helped by high temps and a constant wind with frequent gusts that pushed in in several directions.

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