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Infested firewood recalled

Buggy firewood
By Candice Dehnbostel

Agriculture officials in Minnesota and Wisconsin warned Wednesday some firewood sold at Menards may contain emerald ash borers, bugs which have killed more than 20 million trees in other areas, reported the Pioneer Press.

Thousands of bundles of Taylors Wood Products Inc. firewood came from infested and quarantined trees in Illinois, according to WEAU 13. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued a national recall on the firewood, but told consumers to burn the wood immediately.

Emerald ash borers, which are green beetles as adults, are almost 100 percent fatal to all varieties of ash when they are larvae, reported The Associated Press.