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A lone firefighter uses a flapper to help contain a grass fire Friday at Pipestem Reservoir. Strong winds prevailed as the Jamestown Rural Fire Department fought the blaze in the remote area. John M. Steiner / The Sun

Three grass fires this week: 200 acres burn Friday

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The Jamestown Rural Fire Department has extinguished three grass fires in the last four days, according to Fire Chief Rick Woehl.

He is afraid that count will go up.

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“Everything is extremely dry,” he said. “Until green up, this is the hand we’re dealt.”

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