Boundary Waters fire quiet; crews head home
The Pagami Creek fire is officially "unstaffed" as of today after a two month battle against Minnesota's largest forest fire in decades. Following are some of the final facts.
Location: About 13 miles east of Ely
Date started: Aug. 18
Cause: Lightning strike
Total acres involved: 93,000, or 145 square miles
Biggest day: Fire burned across 16 miles, or about 75,000 acres, on Sept. 12.
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