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MN to send fire teams to help battle Oregon wildfires

MN to send fire teams to help battle Oregon wildfires

29 Minnesota firefighters and nine fire trucks will travel to Salem, Oregon this morning to help protect structures threatened by wildfires across the state. Governor Tim Walz authorized the move following a request from Oregon officials through the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC). Minnesota will send two task forces comprised of firefighters and trucks from Brainerd, Fisher, Bemidji, Eden Prairie, Motley, Cross...

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Emergency Management Assistance Compact Jim Smith MN Minnesota Oregon Tim Walz