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DNR Personnel Battle Second Montana Forest Fire
The 20-person crew made up of personnel from the DNR Forest Service, Wildlife and Heritage Service, Maryland Park Service and Natural Resources Police who left Tuesday, Aug. 9, to work the 1,500-acre Camp-32 fire in Kootenai National Forest near Rexford, Mont., have moved on to the 1-90 fire in the Lolo National Forest located in Western Montana. For information about the national wildfires visit National Wildfire News.
Press contact: Megan Arts Evans, 410-260-8016, firstname.lastname@example.org
August 15, 2005
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