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UPDATE 2: Minnesota National Guard provides an additional Black Hawk helicopter, fuel truck, soldiers in fire suppression efforts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct 3

ST PAUL, Minn - At the direction of Gov Mark Dayton, an additional Minnesota National Guard helicopter with aircrew and fuel truck departed this morning from the St Cloud Army Aviation Support Facility, St Cloud, Minn

"The Department of Natural Resources requested additional support to assist in fire suppression efforts," said Army Maj Scott J Rohweder, chief of operations for the Joint Operations Center, Minnesota National Guard

"A total of twenty-six soldiers, one CH-47 "Chinook" helicopter, three UH-60 "Black Hawk" helicopters and two fuel trucks are on site at the Thief River Falls Airport," said Rohweder "They are supporting fire suppression efforts in the vicinity of Thief River Falls, Karlstad and Fourtown, Minn"

View photos on Facebook of Minnesota National Guard Black Hawks conducting water bucket training at Camp Ripley on April 5: https://www.facebook.com/#!/media/set/?set=a40014191666548097677170829766263364&type=1

View B-Roll - Minnesota National Guard Battles Pagami Creek Wildfire http://wwwdvidshubnet/video/125809/minnesota-national-guard-battles-pagami-creek-wildfire

View B-Roll - From Floods to Fires (Black Hawk Bucket Training) http://wwwdvidshubnet/video/88564/floods-fires

View B-Roll - Chinook Training (Generic Non-Bucket Training) http://wwwdvidshubnet/video/94212/chinook-training

For more information on the Minnesota National Guard, visit www.MinnesotaNationalGuard.org

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs at ngmnpublicaffairs@ngarmymil or call 651-282-4410

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