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Utah baseball field closed after coach ignites infield dirt

According to an article by Patrick Carr of the Standard-Examiner, one couldn’t see with the naked eye why the Clearfield (UT) High School baseball field needed caution tape around the infield dirt. “But if you stick around long enough, you’ll be able to smell why. Clearfield’s baseball field is shut down for the foreseeable future after one of the baseball team’s coaches dumped a significant amount of diesel fuel and gasoline onto multiple parts of the infield dirt more than a week ago. The fuel was then lit on fire to dry out the dirt and make it suitable for a game, according to a Davis School District spokeswoman.”

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