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By Andi Bourne

Tire Fire at the Gun Range Extinguished without Incident


SEELEY LAKE – Seeley Lake Volunteer firefighters responded to the Wilderness Sportsman’s Gun Range on Cottonwood Lakes Road July 12 around 12:15 p.m. for a tire fire. The fire was confined to the tires in the pistol range and one engine was able to extinguish the burn.

Fire Chief Dave Lane said there was potentially a tracer round used in the pistol range.

“We don’t know for sure but that would make sense,” said Lane after receiving conflicting witness statements.

In the pistol range, the tires are behind the target. Lane said something struck the tires and they caught fire. He...

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