Nancy's Almanac, Jan. 10, 2014: Nebraska scores record with low number of wildfires

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Posted: Friday, January 10, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 1:32 am, Tue May 20, 2014.

A year after Nebraska had its worst wildfires on record, the state experienced record lows, said Don Westover, who oversees fire management for the Nebraska Forest Service.

As of Thursday, state records indicated 465 wildfires had burned 10,797 acres in 2013. Westover said reports continue to be finalized, so the total could end up near 500.

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