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By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

2018 was a hot year for Worland firefighters


January 10, 2019

Karla Pomeroy

Smoke from the Terek Fire north and east of Worland billowed up over the cliffs as seen from Lane 6. The Terek fire was started by a lightning strike around 10:30 p.m. July 8.

WORLAND – The Worland Fire Department had a busy 2018 running to 186 calls involving fire, hazardous material response and/or car accidents.

Worland Fire Department Chief Chris Kocher stated that the Terek Fire was probably the most notable fire fought in 2018, but that there was something even more notable. "The cooperation that all the fire agencies in the area as well as entities that ca...

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