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Grass fires burn 600 acres in Morton County

Morton County grass fire
Morton County grass fire(KFYR-TV)
Published: Apr. 3, 2021 at 5:57 PM CDT
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MORTON COUNTY , N.D. (KFYR) - 600 acres burned in large grass fire near Judson in Morton County. Emergency manager Cody Mattson said the New Salem Fire Chief is making “headway” but expects to on scene for a while.

Mattson said farmers are helping create fire breaks. The US Forest Service also arrived to fight the fire. New Salem, Almont, Glen Ullin, Mandan Rural Fire, Flasher Fire Departments are also assisting.

No evacuations are expected at this time.

clarification: Emergency crews initially reported the fire at 900 acres.

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