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Routt County in photos: Aug. 6, 2013

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A fire crew manages the Kodiak Fire, burning approximately 25 miles northwest of Maybell

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Fire legislation touches on a burning issue for Moffat County

Sen. Mark Udall teamed up with Sen. Jim Inhofe to introduce legislation that would help the Federal Emergency Management Agency handle fires much in the way they treat other natural disasters like floods and hurricane. The bill addresses the fact that fires are unique in the level of prevention work that needs to be implemented to mitigate damage.

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