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  • n  an uncontrolled fire in a grassy area

  • The grassfire spread of trading stamps has also touched off a hot argument among retailers.
  • An old man turned his dry, grassfire eyes on Central High School, worked his bare gums in pleasure over the time "we burned a nigger in '27.
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  • Petaluma rejects extending fireworks sales
    Just hours after a wind-driven grassfire destroyed several outbuildings and triggered evacuations of several rural neighborhoods near Petaluma, a request to add another day of fireworks sales next month died before the City Council.
    June 18, 2013 - The Santa Rosa Press Democrat
  • Grass fire closes Highway 99 in Fresno
    Highway 99 in Central Fresno has reopened following a grassfire.
    June 17, 2013 - KFSN-TV Fresno

  • Phil Koperberg in Sydney Morning Herald
    In his attempt to suppress this fire with buckets of water, he may have become entangled in a barbed wire fence and tragically lost his life as the grassfire overtook him,Mr Koperberg told reporters. "That is not a bushfire-as-such related...

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