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A single-engine air tanker drops fire retardant on the Sugar Fire, a 2012 wildfire that burned 5 acres of Bureau of Land Management about 20 miles west of Craig. Moffat County Sheriff Tim Jantz this year received greater authority from the Moffat County Commission to call in aerial assistance for fighting wildfires.

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Moffat County sheriff given more authority to spend money to fight fires

Moffat County Sheriff Tim Jantz has been given greater authority over how certain county funds may be spent during the upcoming wildland fire season.

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