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Wildfire Near Altamont Keeps Crews Busy

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Regional Radio News has learned of a fire in a cornfield near Altamont. The fire started from a combine that caught fire which caused the field to ignite. According to the Effingham Fire Department, crews are still battling this fire and are asking people to stay away if at all possible. With heavy winds, the fire can spread quickly and has the potential to be very dangerous. We will have more on this story as it develops. 


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