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Air Force Drone Sparks Wildfire

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DUGWAY, Utah (AP) -- An Air Force drone gets the blame for a wildfire that burned 46 square miles in the Cedar Mountains.

A Hill Air Force Base spokeswoman says the drone was part of a weapons test Tuesday. The unmanned aircraft was hot when it landed and the dry grass and brush started the fire Tuesday in Tooele County.

The Quincy Fire was declared contained yesterday.


Information from: Deseret Morning News,

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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