Lawsuit over injuries from 2012 Whiteclay fire settled

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By JOSH FUNK
Associated Press

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The man severely injured in an unauthorized controlled burn near the Nebraska-South Dakota border in 2012 will receive $550,000 to help pay his medical bills.

The lawsuit Bryan Bluebird Jr. filed against the village of Rushville, its volunteer fire department, Sheridan County and the Sheridan County sheriff was settled last week.

"He's very pleased,'' said attorney Tom White, but Bluebird continues to suffer from serious injuries sustained in

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