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Damage from the Swedes Fire

As of Aug. 20, 2013, the Swedes Fire is 75 percent contained.

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    Firefighters have made progress on the Swedes Fire in Butte County. However, with dry lightning strikes possible through Thursday morning, there is the possibility the fire could flare-up or new spot fires start. Photo: News1
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    Firefighters have made progress on the Swedes Fire in Butte County. However, with dry lightning strikes possible through Thursday morning, there is the possibility the fire could flare-up or new spot fires start. Photo: News10
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    Firefighters have made progress on the Swedes Fire in Butte County. However, with dry lightning strikes possible through Thursday morning, there is the possibility the fire could flare-up or new spot fires start. Photo: News1
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    Firefighters have made progress on the Swedes Fire in Butte County. However, with dry lightning strikes possible through Thursday morning, there is the possibility the fire could flare-up or new spot fires start. Photo: News1