Wisconsin wildfire

Associated Press
A smoke plume rises high above a road block at the intersection of County A and Ross Road east of Solon Springs, Wis., Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Crews from Wisconsin and Minnesota were trying to control a rapidly growing wildfire in northwestern Wisconsin that forced evacuations of the sparsely populated area.  Several structures were destroyed in a mostly rural and wooded area east of Solon Springs as the forest fire grew to 9 square miles, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources said. No injuries had been reported.  (AP Photo/The Duluth News-Tribune, Clint Austin)

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A rapidly growing wildfire in northern Wisconsin on has spread over nine miles, and destroyed nearly 8,700 acres on May 14. Dozens of homes in the area have been evacuated.

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