GREENWOOD FIRE

Most of northern Minnesota wildfire contained

Greenwood Fire (Fox9)ISABELLA, Minn. – Authorities say a vast majority of the Greenwood Lake wildfire in northern Minnesota is contained, one month after lightning ignited the blaze in the Superior National Forest. The U.S. Forest Service reported that the nearly 27,000-acre fire was 67% contained as of Sunday morning. The Forest Service had said last week that the fire was…

Greenwood Fire doubles in size in 24 hours

Greenwood Fire (Fox9)ISABELLA, Minn. (FOX 9) – The Greenwood Fire burning in the Superior National Forest more than doubled in size in the last 24 hours, now estimated to be nearly 19,500 acres. At last check, the fire was 0% contained. The U.S. Forest Service said Monday‚Äôs warm temperatures and gusty winds paired with the extremely dry vegetation fueled fire…