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Slick Ear Fire burning slowly

PENDLETON—With cooler weather and significant rain over the area, Umatilla National Forest officials continue to monitor the Slick Ear Fire, which is gradually burning in heavy fuels in the Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness on the Pomeroy Ranger District, USFS officials report.

The Slick Ear Fire was discovered on Sept. 14 following a lightning storm approximately 28 miles northeast of Elgin, Ore. Firefi...

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