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Lightning storm sparks several fires in Blues

 

August 27, 2020

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Aerial resources have been deployed to assist on-the-ground fire fighters quell hot spots in the approximately 400-acre Rattlesnake Fire, one of a number of lightning-caused fires following an August 19 thunderstorm.

POMEROY–As of press time Tuesday night, August 25, the larger or more active fires in the Meacham Complex are the Horse Fire, the Hager Ridge Fire, the 896 Fire, and the Rattlesnake Fire.

The Rattlesnake Fire is burning on the Pomeroy Ranger District, approximately twenty miles south of Pomeroy and thirteen miles southeast of Dayton.

The Rattlesnake Fire is currently estimated at approximatel...



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