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Breezy weekend tests Rattlesnake Fire containment lines

GARFIELD COUNTY–The Rattlesnake Fire is burning in the Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness on the Pomeroy Ranger District, approximately twenty miles south of Pomeroy and thirteen miles southeast of Dayton. The fire is burning in a fifteen-year old fire scar which left a mosaic of vegetation and is approximately 486 acres in size.

Higher winds from a passing cold front on Saturday tested fire containment l...