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Monday, April 21, 2014

Wildfire in Lafayette Township

UPDATE: This fire burned approximately 4 acres of woodlands. Lafayette Twp. Vol. Fire/Rescue Department was assisted on the scene by several other stations, as well as Distric 15 wildfire crew and the DCNR fire suppression team. The fire was put out and the forestry remained on scene until dark extinguishing hot spots.

Firefighters are battling a wildfire Lafayette Township that was reported at about 2:45 this afternoon.

At least three fire departments are on the scene (or on their way) and the US Forest Service is sending a plane. McKean County Emergency Management officials are on the scene, as are a crew and trucks from the US Forest Service. More Forest Service personnel are on the way.

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