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Wis. battles more than 60 wildfires


By Raquel Rutledge
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Copyright 2007 Journal Sentinel Inc.

WISCONSIN — State forestry officials scrambled Sunday to contain more than 60 wildfires that broke out as low humidity, high temperatures and high winds converged to create the most dangerous fire conditions Wisconsin had seen in the last several years.

Several structures were lost in Douglas County, and more were threatened, said Catherine Regan, a state Department of Natural Resources wildfire prevention specialist.

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