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Fire fights continue

Fires destroy residence, wipe out 200 acres

Once again busier than would normally be expected at this time of year, the county's firefighters were called to two significant blazes over the last week. The first claimed a home near Sundance, while the second spread to over 200 acres near Barlow Canyon, north of Devils Tower.

The structure fire on Tuesday night claimed a single family residence on Cow Camp Road, northwest of Sundance, but no injuries were reported to the residents or the firefighters who responded.

The fire is believed to have begun at around 2:35 a.m. on March 6. At this time, the cause is unknown and under investigation....

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