PARK RAPIDS -- Crews are fighting a small wildfire at a state park in northern Minnesota.

The Department of Natural Resources says multiple fire departments responded to a remote part of Lake Itasca State Park after the Clearwater Sheriff's Office received a report of a fire in timber, lowland grass, and brush areas around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Authorities say as of this Wednesday afternoon, the Bohall fire is five percent contained and a hose line has been completed around it. Nobody has been hurt and no buildings have been damaged by the fire.

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The DNR says park staff members were evacuated from several cabins on the north side, and visitors in the area were given other accommodations in the park as a precautionary measure.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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