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Brush Fire

The Ninth Circuit revived a suit brought by a group of landowners against the U.S. over a brush fire, which burned thousands of acres, that ignited during an Army training exercise at the Yakima Training Center in Washington. There were discrepancies in witness statements as to the weather and conditions updates a commander received on the day of the fire.

SAN FRANCISCO — The Ninth Circuit revived a suit brought by a group of landowners against the U.S. over a brush fire that burned thousands of acres after it was ignited during an Army training exercise at the Yakima Training Center in Washington. There were discrepancies in witness statements as to the weather and conditions updates a commander received on the day of the fire.

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