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A saltwater disposal site fire burns west of New Town on Monday morning. Submitted photo by Zac Griffin

Saltwater disposal site fire reported in McKenzie County

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KEENE -- A saltwater disposal site smoldered much of Monday in McKenzie County.

The McKenzie County Sheriff's Office confirmed that it received a call about an oil field fire caused by a lightning strike Monday morning and that it had personnel at the scene.


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Bryan Horwath
A Wisconsin native, Horwath has been covering news in the Oil Patch of North Dakota since 2012. Horwath currently serves as the senior agriculture and political reporter for The Dickinson Press and, despite the team's tendency to always let him down, remains a diehard Minnesota Vikings fan.
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