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Lit cigarette ignited brush fire, $1.4 million in damage includes 4 homes
APR 9, 2014

The melted fence, described by Fire Chief Chris Harvey, lays melted in front of backyard furniture that was scorched by last Wednesday's fire at Riverwood Farms.
 

A lit cigarette was ruled the cause of a grass fire that raged out of control last Wednesday causing $1.761 million of damage that left four families displaced at Riverwood Farms.

Fire Chief Chris Harvey told City Council Tuesday night the actual cigarette was found along the road right away behind 306 Gladstone Way. “We can tell where the fire started by a V-shaped burn pattern from the cigarette that was found,” Harvey said.

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