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AMY KIRK: Smoke signals best form of fire info

August 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic

To put visitors’ minds at ease, the best thing to say about a billowing column of smoke is something like, “You may notice the smoke off in the distance. This is normal around here.” Continue Reading

Officials say Myrtle Fire completely contained

July 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PRINGLE (AP) Authorities say the Myrtle Fire near Pringle has been 100 percent contained.
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Officials: Road grader likely sparked Myrtle Fire

July 24, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PRINGLE (AP) Authorities say the Myrtle Fire near Pringle, which has scorched more than 16 square miles of land, was likely caused by a road grader conducting maintenance in the Black Hills.
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Wind Cave park reopens after 4-day fire shutdown

July 23, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) Wind Cave National Park is reopening after a fire burned thousands of acres near Pringle.
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Myrtle Fire in Black Hills about 40 percent contained

July 23, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PRINGLE (AP) A fire in the Black Hills of nearly 16 square miles is about 40 percent contained.
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