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Fire consumes second home this month

For the second time this month, fire has caused the complete loss of a home in Crook County. The blaze began on Sunday evening at a property on Sand Creek Road and, despite the efforts of county volunteer firefighters, it proved impossible to save the structure.

The scale of this fire was not as large as the one two weeks ago, because it was mainly contained to the structures on the property. At time of going to press, the cause was unknown and will be investigated in the near future, according to Fire Warden Doug Leis.

“It wasn’t a grass fire, it was something with the structure. Apparently s...

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