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Johnson Bar Fire threatens Selway homes

     Residents along the Selway River are accustomed to watching wildlife frolic in their yards, but now they are nervously watching the hillsides as a lightning caused fire threatens to blacken one of the area's most popular getaways.

     The fire was detected on Aug. 3 and has quickly grown to 3,051 acres amidst heavily timbered mountains just south of the Selway River near Lowell.

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