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By Drew Lawson
The Record-Times 

Group sues Inland Power over Whitney Fire

Plaintiffs seek damages from power company over fire that burned thousands of acres


Last updated 7/28/2022 at 4:31pm

Company concerning the 127,000 acre Whitney Road Fire that blazed west of Davenport between Sept. 7-16 in 2020. The fire, which was given a cause of a tree falling on a power line, started near Hawk Creek and blazed southwest through Telford toward Odessa, displacing ranchers and burning through structures in its path.

Almost two years later, a group of plaintiffs that includes Susan L. Bird, Terry L. Hoffman and Cole Ranch, LLC has filed a complaint for damages against Inland Power regarding the fire. The civil suit was filed in Lincoln County Superior Court Monday, July 18.

The filing blames...

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