A fire burned southeast of Ucross on a combination of public and private lands

A fire burned southeast of Ucross on a combination of public and private lands July 23.The fire is believed to have been ignited by a lightning strike. During the past week, at least four grassfires have been reported in John- son County. Persistently dry, hot weather has elevated the fire danger for both rangeland and forests.

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