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File photo of a firefighter spraying water while fighting a fire near an Indian reservation. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Ore. Forestry Officials Seek $40M To Pay Record Wildfire Costs

After going through a record $122 million fighting big wildfires this year, the Oregon Department of Forestry is asking the Legislature for an extra $40 million to cover its 2013 costs and for greater spending authority next year.

CBS Seattle–11/22/2013

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