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Fire Officials Clarify “Contained” and “Extinguished”
Fire Officials Clarify “Contained” and “Extinguished”
The Sheepherder Hill fire grew to just under 16,000 acres Tuesday night. The fire is 10 percent contained. Officials say firefighters are making headway and expect to have the fire fully contained by Saturday. However, fire information officer Neal Kephart says there’s a big difference between a fully-contained fire and an extinguished fire...