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fox islandFOX ISLAND, Wash — A fast moving brush fire rattled a few nerves on Fox Island in Pierce County Tuesday. N

eighbors say a group of kids were setting off fireworks on the beach when it sparked some nearby trees.

The fire raced up a cliff near 13th Court and Pilchuck Way, dangerously close to a few million-dollar homes.

The fire spread to about 300 feet before firefighters, with the help of a fire boat managed to put it out. No homes were damaged. There were no reports of any injuries.

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