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Fire caused by fireworks burns 250 acres north of Litchfield

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LITCHFIELD -- An estimated 250 acres of slough, grass and wooded area was destroyed by fire Friday night and Saturday off Meeker County Road 34 in Harvey Township.

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Five fire departments battled the fire, which was said to have been caused by fireworks.

The fire was reported at 9:45 p.m. Friday, according to a release from the Meeker County Sheriff's Office.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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