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Fields Gulch Fire nearing full containment, in patrol status

The Fields Gulch Fire six miles south of Lincoln went into "patrol status" at the end of last week, with firefighters from the Lincoln Ranger District Initial Attack crew mopping up hotspots and cold-trailing fireline over the weekend.

Lincoln Ranger District Fire Management Officer said the fire's containment was rated at about 80 percent Monday.

"The weekend was real calm, no change with the fir...


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