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By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

Controlled burn leads to complete loss

 

August 14, 2018

Karla Pomeroy

Worland Volunteer Fire Department use the ladder truck to get a higher vantage point to try and fight the house fire on U.S. 20 north of Worland Sunday night. The fire was started from a controlled burn that reignited due to high winds.

WORLAND – A controlled burn, which appeared to be out, was reignited by high winds Sunday evening, causing a complete loss of the home of Larry Costalez on U.S. Highway 20 north of Worland. No injuries were caused by the fire.

"They were doing some property clean up on that property, burning some leaves and piles of stuff. He'd been watching it for several hours, went to have dinner and thought it was taken care of and out and when that high wind came out last night, it blew it everywhere. Started the deck and then from there it ignited the house. Got into the house and then from there th...



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