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Connecticut fire crews sent to Minnesota, latest deployment

This file photo shows a fire in Bigfork, Minn. Photo: File photo. This file photo shows a fire in Bigfork, Minn.

The Associated Press
Created: July 29, 2021 02:14 PM

Thirteen members of the Connecticut Interstate Fire Crew have been deployed to Minnesota to help fight wildfires, the latest dispatch of personnel and resources from the state to battle blazes in western states.

So far this year, 33 people from Connecticut have been sent to fight wildfires in Arizona, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, and Oregon.

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