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Buffalo Fire Consumes Over 11,000 Acres


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An Avro RJ85 jet airtanker from Aero-Flite Inc. drops a 3000 gallon load of retardant ahead of the Buffalo Fire. The fire burned 11,648 acres in total.

Last Wednesday a large fire kicked off on Buffalo Creek, in South Central Powder River County near the Wyoming border. The fire is believed to have started from a burning coal seam, which ignited during a 3000 acre fire in 2017.

The fire last wee...

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