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A crew from Klamath Falls, Ore., working with Division X, heads into the wilderness Thursday near Island Lake, north of Isabella, to fight the Pagami Creek fire. (Bob King /

Fire crews, weather keep Pagami Creek blaze at bay

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FOREST CENTER -- Division X was holding its own Thursday, with crews from across the country rolling in and hiking out to battle the south flank of the Pagami Creek fire.


Calm winds, low temperatures and higher humidity were helping Tom Shackman, the Division X fire boss, make progress along the part of the fire nearest Isabella, Highway 1 and Finland.

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