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Gov. Walker to tour wildfire damage

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Gov. Scott Walker will tour damage from a massive wildfire in northwestern Wisconsin on Thursday.

The wildfire has burned about 9,000 acres in Douglas and Bayfield counties and damaged 47 structures, including 17 homes. No injuries have been reported.

Walker is expected to speak to reporters after visiting the area with natural resources, emergency management and other officials.


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