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Lawnmower to blame for Vancouver Island grass fire


September 5, 2018
By Mike Jiggens

Sept. 5, 2018 – A grass fire that broke out Tuesday in Langford on Vancouver Island was sparked by a lawnmower. The man mowing his lawn said he wanted to reduce its height so that it stood a lesser chance of catching fire. Extreme dry weather on much of Vancouver Island has increased the risk of wildfires this year.

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