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Published May 14, 2013, 09:22 PM

A massive wildfire is forcing an evacuation

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- A massive wildfire that's forced an evacuation zone with a 5 miles radius. Homes are being evacuated.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- A massive wildfire that's forced an evacuation zone with a 5 miles radius. Homes are being evacuated.

As is the Green Pine Acres Nursing home in Menahga. The fire is about is about 8 miles south Of Park Rapids.

Here are some pictures we have coming into us from that area.

About 1,200 acres have been burned so far and the fire is about 10 miles wide. The flames are being fanned by the high winds.

Authorities say the fire has jumped a highway. And burned several structures. Although they aren't specific on how many or what those are. Part of highway 71 is also closed.

Air support is being called in from across the state to help firefighters from every agency in that area already fighting the blaze on the ground.

No injuries have been reported.

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