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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.


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

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