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Lightning-started fire burns sheds

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CHELAN — Lightning strikes ignited a fire that destroyed two sheds in McNeil Canyon Saturday evening.

Orondo and Chelan fire departments responded to the fire and were able to put it out before it spread to a nearby log home, said Orondo Fire Chief Jim Oatey. The 6 p.m. fire was located on McNeil Canyon Road about 1.5 miles upriver from the Beebe Bridge.

Reach Rick Steigmeyer at 509-664-7151 or . Read his blog Winemaker's Journal or follow him on Twitter at @steigmeyerww.

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