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Forest Service Red Flag Lifted

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RALEIGH — The North Caroline State Forest Service haslifted its red flag warning on the threat of forest fires, but the threatis hardly over. There was another fire in a wooded area of Wake CountyFriday.

Experts predicted that debris left behind by Hurricane Fran wouldcreate quite a fire hazard in wooded areas.

Firefighting crews working on the Friday fire that broke out in Carysay it never threatened any homes. They do not believe the fire wasintentionally set.

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