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Fire crews fight four fires in past week

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At left, the four Pickens homes that were destroyed during last week's fires.

Four structure fires in the past week, with at least two intentionally set, made an unusual and hectic week for local fire crews, Fire Marshal Curtis Clark said Friday.

“It is rare to have four fires here that close together,” he said. “Having (at least two) intentional ones is also a rarity.”

No injuries to homeowners or fire crews were reported at any of the blazes.

“Each had a different cause and stemmed from different sets of circumstances that didn’t tie into each other or any recent fires,” Fire Marshal Clark said. “Each came with unique circumstances.”

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