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Douglas County fire stopped north of Leahy Junction

 

Last updated 7/27/2022 at 4:17am

George and Troy Sanford work the north end of the Nilles Fire Tuesday morning. - Scott Hunter photo

Firefighters got a stubborn blaze stopped near Leahy Junction Tuesday after a day of fighting in the hot sun.

The fire reportedly started about 6:30 a.m. under a Douglas County PUD powerline, but the cause was not yet known, said Douglas County Fire District 3 Chief Cory Allman.

Allman said he wouldn't be surprised if it started a lot earlier; he lives just four miles down the road and it was a...



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