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A debris pile likely re-ignited Wednesday in high winds. (Sarah Smith/Park Rapids Enterprise)

Debris fire challenges firefighters in high winds; second fire near Guthrie

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HUBBARD COUNTY - High winds likely re-ignited a rural Hubbard County debris pile Wednesday, threatening to send flames spreading across a grassy field.

The fire southeast of Dorset was called in shortly after noon. Several smaller water trucks responded to the field.

It appeared as if the landowner was burning logs. A deputy at the scene said it was possible the debris pile was burned yesterday and was rekindled by winds of 25 mph.

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