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Structure fire off Hwy. 61 in Newport causing traffic slowdown

November 27, 2018

A structure on fire near St. Paul has slowed down nearby highway traffic, authorities said.

According to MnDOT, smoke from the fire near southbound Hwy. 61 at Glen Road in Newport is blowing on the highway causing a slowdown.

Smoke here is becoming less of a problem. But the flames are becoming a distraction for drivers, MnDOT said in a tweet.

Karen Zamora 612-673-4647

Twitter: @KarenAnelZamora

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