Wildfires flare up in New York
FIRE ABLAZE: Untended campfires could cause serious fire damage. Extreme caution should be exercised when dealing with fires this summer. (Photo: Janelle Hoh)
July 10: a fire was spotted on the banks of Upper Saranac Lake. An acre was consumed by the flames.
At the end of the second week of July, two fires were found along the Adirondack Scenic Railroad tracks, near Ray Brook.
July 16: a small fire broke out on Sawteeth Mountain, in the town of Keene. Sawteeth Mountain is one of the 46 Adirondack High Peaks.
The largest fire this summer to date, in the Adirondacks, was located in Caroga, Fulton County. It was about 8 acres in size.
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