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Dump Fire in Saratoga Springs

Uploaded by: SlimJ77

Friday June 22, 2012

Saratoga Springs, UT (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: Another fire started by target shooters. Homes being evacuated. Gonna be a long summer with fires

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4. katy99780
5:06 PM GMT on June 26, 2012
Oh dear, too bad this happened. I'll bet the target shooters feel really bad. Unfortunate preventable incident.
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3. backwardguy
11:03 PM GMT on June 25, 2012
This careless incident seems to have affected a lot of families! Great shot and congratulations on the VIP!
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2. MarvinMartian
5:08 PM GMT on June 23, 2012
@kennebunker, I'm wondering, could you please explain how this was a, "careless incident?" Are you saying the target shooters intended to cause a fire?

Just curious, perhaps you meant to phrase it, differently?

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1. Kennebunker
11:04 AM GMT on June 23, 2012
It's amazing how such a careless incident can wreak havoc with so many lives! This is a a good picture of the start - before the devastation. Hope all remain safe, and the law enforcement can crack down on this dreadful practice before more fires are started.

From the press:


SARATOGA SPRINGS %u2014 Residents of at least 1,500 homes in northern Utah were being evacuated Friday after high winds kicked up a fire started by target shooters.

The roughly 4,000-acre blaze started Thursday near the Saratoga Springs landfill, about 40 miles south of Salt Lake City. High winds then helped fan the flames onto tinder-dry grasslands.
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