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Fire danger prompts firework restrictions


June 25, 2020

A grass fire started in the barrow ditch along McKean Road east of Pine Haven Monday morning. Two engines and six fire fighters from Pine Haven and Moorcroft responded to the call. Pine Haven Fire Chief Don Lancaster later reported the flame as man-caused.

The crew worked on drowning the edges, stopping the spread and keeping the burn contained to approximately a quarter acre, leaving the site only after more than an hour ensuring the area was entirely free of flame and ember.

The chief advises residents and guests to the Keyhole community, “People need to really be careful, especially n...

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