Wildfire burns 20-25 acres in Grant Valley Township

Photo by Bemidji Fire Department

The Bemidji Fire Department and the DNR responded to a wildfire Sunday afternoon in Grant Valley Township.

According to a release, 20 to 25 acres were burnt in the blaze, which is believed to have originated from an unattended campfire.

No injuries reported and no structures were damaged.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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