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A number of members of the River Falls Fire Department worked in DeSanctis Park the afternoon of Thursday, Nov. 1, doing an intentional burn of the prairie grasses. Debbie Griffin photos

Intentional prairie burn blazes, smokes

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People saw smoke and flames at DeSanctis Park after 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, as the River Falls Fire Department executed a prescribed burn of prairie grasses on the northeast side of the park.


DeSanctis Park is located along Division Street/County Rd. M, about two miles west of Main Street. Windy weather threatened to delay the burn until a future date, but the department found favorable conditions at burn time.

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