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Governor Dayton issues Emergency Executive Order 12-02

April 09, 2012

Today, Governor Mark Dayton issued Emergency Executive Order 12-02 ordering the Adjutant General of Minnesota to order to state active duty such personnel and equipment necessary to assist in the efforts to control the fire near Nimrod, Minnesota today.

Earlier today, two Minnesota National Guard UH-60 “Blackhawk” helicopters with aircrew, maintenance and fuel support teams were sent to assist with fire suppression.

A copy of the emergency executive order is attached.