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If anyone in Afton was looking forward to watching a city-owned property go up in flames, thanks to controlled burn, they might be disappointed.


During a special meeting on Dec. 12, Afton City Council reconsidered a motion from its November meeting to allow the Lower St. Croix Valley Fire District to use a city-owned property at 633 St. Croix Trail for fire department and SWAT team training exercises. The plan called for the house to be burned down.

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Amber Kispert-Smith
Amber Kispert-Smith has been the schools and Afton reporter at the Woodbury Bulletin since 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked as a reporter for Press Publications in White Bear Lake.
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