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Lightning Causes 11 Fire In Umpqua National Forest

(Roseburg, OR) -- Firefighters are busy after 191 lightning strikes hit the Umpqua National Forest last Thursday and Friday and started eleven fires. Most of the lightning strikes hit near Diamond Lake. Firefighters were sent to all of the fires, and they have been contained or controlled. There are currently no closures in place because of the fires. Fire danger remains very high in the area and they're asking people using the forests to take all precautions to avoid starting human caused fires.

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