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Pike State Forest Fire

Posted April 14th, 2014 @ 6:22am

People living near a weekend forest fire in Pike County who were evacuated are safe to go home.

The Pike County Sheriff's Office says it has been contained. Six fire departments spent hours fighting this fire in the Pike State Forest. It sparked near the Pike and Ross County line just south of Bainbridge.

It's not clear how much of the land was burned. The cause of the fire is unknown but the weather could be to blame. The conditions were dry and windy.

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