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DNR: Karlstad fire in NW Minnesota likely arson

Fire investigators say a blaze that destroyed 11 homes and damaged several dozen other structures in the northwest town of Karlstad this month was probably arson. The Department of Natural Resources is still investigating and offering a $6,000 reward.
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Fire investigators say a blaze that destroyed 11 homes and damaged several dozen other structures in the northwest town of Karlstad this month was probably arson, the Associated Press reports. The Department of Natural Resources is still investigating and offering a $6,000 reward.

Wintry weather helped put out the fires.

People in town this week are starting to get back to daily routines after the fire, winter storm and power outages, the Grand Forks Herald reported.

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