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Lightning-caused fire lingers in cottonwood

Lincoln Firefighters spent several hours Thursday evening, Aug. 22, battling a fire burning deep inside a large cottonwood on the southeast corner of the Sleepy Hollow Trailer Park, at the edge of town next to Stemple Pass Road.

Lincoln Fire Chief Zach Muse said the fire was most likely a holdover from a lightning strike on July 13. He said a limb from the tree fell onto the road that day, but...


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