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Smudge Pots Causing Fire Confusion

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BENTON CITY, Wash.- Smudge pots in local orchards are causing confusion.

Firefighters say they're getting calls from people thinking smoke from the pots is a brush fire.  

Two to three calls a night are becoming common.  

They're also getting calls from people thinking flames to warn propane tanks are from wildfires.

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