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New fire burning near Mt. Ireland
A new wildfire has burned an estimated three acres this afternoon near Mount Ireland, about eight miles northwest of Sumpter.
A fire engine crew is working on the blaze, which was reported at 3 p.m.
The fire is between Downie Lake and the Bald Mountain mine, about a mile southeast of the fire lookout on Mount Ireland’s summit.
The cause of the fire isn’t listed on the website for the Blue Mountain Interagency Dispatch Center — http://bmidc.org/index.shtml.