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DNR Personnel Battle Montana Forest Fire
Personnel from the DNR Forest Service, Wildlife and Heritage Service, Maryland Park Service and Natural Resources Police are part of a 20-person crew that left Tuesday, Aug. 9, to work the 1,500-acre Camp-32 fire in Kootenai National Forest near Rexford, Mont. With members from Baltimore, Cecil, Howard and Montgomery counties, the crew is assisting the U.S. Forest Service as part of an interagency cooperative agreement. For information about the national wildfires visit National Wildfire News.
August 11, 2005
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