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Governor Walker visits Douglas County fire area

DOUGLAS COUNTY (WKOW) - Governor Scott Walker is visiting with officials in Douglas County as he tours the areas damaged by massive wildfires.

Department of Natural Resources officials said the fire in Douglas and Bayfield counties was 100 percent contained Thursday morning.

Governor Walker declared a state of emergency in Douglas and Bayfield counties, which makes the Wisconsin National Guard available to help in recovery efforts.

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