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Fires spur home safety message
June 8, 2012 - 6:30am
June 1, 2012
An area of the Pagami Creek wildfire shows active burning and creates a large smoke plume in this aerial photograph in September 2011 in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Northeastern Minnesota. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Report details fire crews' use of emergency shelters when overtaken by Minnesota wildfire
June 1, 2012 - 7:07am
May 25, 2012
New fire truck
May 25, 2012 - 3:08pm
May 24, 2012
Boundary Waters fire restriction lifted
May 24, 2012 - 12:00am
May 18, 2012
An aerial view of the wildfire that started south of Ely on Thursday afternoon. The fire probably was started by downed powerlines and grew at such a rapid rate that it threatened the community of Ely, prompting evacuations of the southern areas of the city. For more photos, see pages A5 and B6. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)play button
Winds worry fire crews as they battle to contain blaze near Ely
May 18, 2012 - 12:01pm
May 17, 2012
Smoke from the fire can be seen from a cemetery in Ely on Thursday, May 17, 2012. (Warren Davis / for the News Tribune)
Fire turned back just outside Ely
May 17, 2012 - 6:33pm
Smoke from the fire can be seen from a cemetery in Ely on Thursday, May 17, 2012. (Warren Davis / for the News Tribune)
Ely evacuation area expanded
May 17, 2012 - 3:55pm
Smoke from the fire can be seen from a cemetery in Ely on Thursday, May 17, 2012. (Warren Davis / for the News Tribune)
Forest fire near Ely apparently sparked by downed power line
May 17, 2012 - 2:54pm
October 29, 2011
A campsite on Lake Three within the Pagami Creek fire was damaged but has been made safe for campers and will be open for the 2012 season.
Pagami fire fight ends
October 29, 2011 - 1:20am
October 20, 2011
Boundary Waters fire quiet; crews head home
October 20, 2011 - 9:59am
Carl Skustad, zone wilderness manager for the U.S. Forest Service, checks a smoldering area along a wooded edge of Lake Three in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness on Wednesday. About a month after the Pagami Creek fire hit its peak, members of the U.S. Forest services took media members for a tour of the BWCA to view the damage.
(David Joles / Minneapolis Star Tribune)
Race for renewal in canoe country
October 20, 2011 - 12:00am
A bull moose grazes on water lilies in the canoe country north of Ely. (2011 file / News Tribune)
Success rate up in Minnesota moose hunt
October 20, 2011 - 12:00am
October 10, 2011
Pagami Creek fire 80 percent contained
October 10, 2011 - 8:23am
Wet weather should help curb Pagami fire
October 10, 2011 - 12:00am
October 7, 2011
A Blackhawk helicopter carries water to a hot spot in the Juneberry 3 fire in Roseau County, Minnesota, just south of the Canadian border Friday afternoon Oct. 7, 2011. The fire started Wednesday 10 miles northwest of Greenbush, Minn. John Stennes / Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald
Pagami fire 'spots' outside line
October 7, 2011 - 9:06pm