Human-caused fired 70 percent contained

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LAKE COUNTY — The Hickey Fire, eight miles east of Lakeview just off Hwy 140, is 70 percent contained now, according to a news release from the Fremont Winema National Forest. Fire crews are still working on the hot spots. The fire was human caused, and ignited last Wednesday on the Crane Creek Ranch. Expect increased traffic on Highway 140 as firefighting efforts continue.