Bridge Collapse Help

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Governor Doyle is offering Wisconsin's help to Minnesota in dealing with fatal bridge collapse in Minneapolis.

Emergency management officials have repeatedly been in touch with their counterparts in Minnesota to see if manpower or equipment is needed.

Wisconsin Emergency Management spokeswoman Lori Getter says the state has offered help from its specialized rescue and recovery teams. Getter says Wisconsin's resources are not yet needed.

She says Homeland Security officials contacted Wisconsin fairly quickly after the collapse to let state officials know the collapse was not a terrorist attack.

The governor's office says Wisconsin State Patrol troopers are stationed at the border near Hudson to coordinate additional assistance if any is needed.


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