“I actually did,” he responded when asked why he didn’t put out the small fire near him. “It was already super hot and the only thing to smoother it with was more bark that was on the floor. That didn’t seem to (sic) smart.”
Two houses at the spot had already burned, he said.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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