Wildfire In Wisconsin Consumes 8,700 Acres, 47 Structures | Talking Points Memo

TOWN OF GORDON, Wis. (AP) — A smoky wildfire in northwestern Wisconsin that destroyed dozens of buildings and forced at least 60 people from their homes was almost contained Wednesday, state officials said.The wildfire has consumed about 8,700 acres in Douglas and Bayfield County but is about 90 percent contained, meaning firefighters have largely arrested the spread of the fire, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources spokesman Kevin Harter said Wednesday morning.

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