Washington firefighters, with assistance from Old Ford Volunteer Fire Department firefighters, battle a brush fire Monday afternoon near the U.S. Highway 17 bypass and the Prettl Appliance Systems building on West 15th Street. By using a water cannon, fire hoses and other equipment, firefighters extinguished the fire. Smoke from the fire blanketed part of the bypass and nearby land. (WDN Photo/Christ Prokos)

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Published 3:31pm Monday, February 28, 2011

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