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Central Mason fire has busy weekend

Central Mason Fire and EMS responded to 62 calls last weekend.

According to a news release, CMFE fought a brushfire Sunday morning off Ritz Road on Harstine Island. The fire was 100-by-20 feet burning in clear-cut, and crews were able to contain the fire and hand it to state Department of Resources crews for mop-up.

On Sunday afternoon, CMFE responded to a separate brush fire off of Pickering Road that featured burning powerlines overhead. Crews arrived to find a 66-by-33 foot brush fire with flames up to 20 feet high burning trees. PUD 3 helped with powerli...


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