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2008-07-22 15:00:00

By Judy Fahys and Jason Bergreen, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul. 22--The good news? Utah's drier-than-tinder landscape hasn't fueled any big fires this year. The bad? Wildland fire danger remains "extreme" in southern Utah and "high" in northern parts of the state. One fire official called the quiet "eerie" in light of the fire-ready conditions on the range and in the forests. "All of us have been sitting on pins and needles waiting for it to happen," agreed Richard J. Buehler, state...


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