GRASS FIRE

North Dakota town evacuates as grass fire threatens

CARPIO, N.D. – A small northwestern North Dakota town was evacuated Friday as fire crews battled a grass fire threatening the town. Carpio, a town of about 150 people, was evacuated as a precaution. Ward County emergency manager Jen Wiechmann said no buildings in the town had burned as of mid-afternoon. Three fire departments were at the scene, with the…