Controlled burn led to house fire near Worland

Authorities near Worland say a controlled burn in strong wind got out of control Sunday.

The land-owner said he was burning piles of foliage on their property and thought the fire was properly extinguished.

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According to Worland Fire Department Chief Chris Kocher, high winds caused the fire to spread to a deck, then a house. There were no injuries in the blaze.

The National Weather Service reported gusts up to 59 mph Sunday.

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