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Wisconsin battles more than 60 wildfires

Wisconsin, USA
May 01, 2007
State forestry officials scrambled Sunday to contain more than 60 wildfires that broke out as low humidity, high temperatures and high winds converged to create the most dangerous fire conditions Wisconsin had seen in the last several years. Several structures were lost in Douglas County, and more were threatened. "I can't remember the last time we had a red flag warning over such a broad area as this. It's been one of the busiest days in a long, long time."

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The fires in Southeast Georgia that started after a tree fell on a power line in rural Ware County, have now spread to over 78,000 acres of federal, state, and private land. “The wildfires have taken a tremendous toll on our state, and you simply cannot comprehend the shear magnitude of this devastation until you see it firsthand."

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