PARK RAPIDS, MN — A wildfire forced evacuations Wednesday evening in Itasca State Park.
The fire was reported around 3:30 p.m. in a remote part of the park.
According to the DNR, it was about nine acres in size Wednesday night, and just 5% contained.
Crews were fighting the flames from the ground and air.
While no structures have burned and no injuries reported, park staff evacuated some cabins.
No word yet on a cause.