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By Drew Lawson
The Record-Times 

Crews knock down small blaze

Green Canyon Fire quickly controlled


Last updated 7/28/2023 at 9:32am

Courtesy Bob Johnson

DAVENPORT - A brisk response by local and state crews prevented the Green Canyon Fire near State Highway 25 and Porcupine Bay Road from doing much damage Tuesday, July 25.

The fire, which burned 11.5 acres according to Dept. of Natural Resources spokesman Guy Gifford, was 100% trailed by Wednesday morning.

"The fire burned through scattered timber, grass and understory," Gifford said. "We had three hand crews, five trucks for about a total of 60 firefighters."

"We also had two fire bosses, which are the single-engine planes and two scoopers, which are the double engines, plus one helicop...

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