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Fire burns along Waukon Road


Last updated 8/25/2020 at 6:19pm

Roger Harnack | Davenport Times

EDWALL – A fast-moving fire burned about 40 acres of wheat and sagebrush shortly before lunchtime Wednesday, Aug. 19.

The fire on Waukon Road, northwest of the Tyler Road intersection was contained by 12:10 p.m., the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office reported.

Fire crews from Edwall, Reardan and Sprague all responded to the blaze, as did Spokane Fire District No. 2 crews based in Cheney.

Farmers, too, jumped on the fire line, using their water trucks to help contain the blaze before it could jump the road.

The cause of the fire remained under investigation at press time.

The fire was one of...

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