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Fire department quickly puts out controlled burn
A controlled burn got out of hand Monday afternoon on property along County Road 516 in Bayfield. The Los Pinos Fire Protection District’s Deputy Chief Tom Aurnhammer said the burn was legal, but it broke containment around 1 p.m. Both the Los Pinos Fire Protection District and the Upper Pine River Fire Protection District responded to the 1-acre fire, which was successfully extinguished by 2 p.m. No people or structures were harmed.

Whew ... that was close

A controlled burn got out of hand Monday afternoon on property along County Road 516 in Bayfield. The Los Pinos Fire Protection District’s Deputy Chief Tom Aurnhammer said the burn was legal, but it broke containment around 1 p.m. Both the Los Pinos Fire Protection District and the Upper Pine River Fire Protection District responded to the 1-acre fire, which was successfully extinguished by 2 p.m. No people or structures were harmed.
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