Bearing fire leaves mark on 20 thousand acres

Bearing fire leaves mark on 20 thousand acres
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Monday, July 18, 2011 - 2:20am

Fire 100% contained

The Lufkin Daily News reports local pilots took some of the paper's journalists over the blackened and browned acreage that once was "The Bearing Fire."

Photographs and accounts tell of where the fire started and spread. A great deal of the acreage touched by flames was owned by forestry people who grew and harvested loblolly pine.

To read more on this devstating fire, head to The Lufkin Daily News website: http://lufkindailynews.com/news/local/article_59f0b374-b0a0-11e0-8c7b-001cc4c002e0.html

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