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Firefighters urge safety on controlled burns


March 18, 2021

The danger of uncontrolled fires to life and property is very real, making the established guidelines for fire safety imperative, according to Pine Haven Volunteer Firefighter and assistant Chief Don Lancaster, who would like to remind the community to take care as we head into a potentially dry spring and summer.

“It was a tremendous fire, we were lucky to get it stopped when we did,” he says regarding the recent 104-acre blaze near Sundance at last Tuesday’s council meeting.

In at least two fires reported last week, embers were still alive from a slash pile burn and subsequently re...

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