GLENDALE — Lightning struck during the early morning darkness of July 26. An estimated 54 fires flamed up, most in the southwestern part of Douglas County. The Glendale community hasn’t been the same since. Its residents rose that morning to see smoke in the air, and they’ve been dealing with a smoky haze since several fires came together, creating the Douglas Complex that has grown to about 29,000 acres. Forty-three homes were also evacuated, but residents began to return to them later in the week. No homes were lost to flames. “In our town, whenever there is a catastrophe of …
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