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The 22-room Olema House evacuated all its guests last Friday after a chimney fire spread to the attic and walls at around 11 p.m. Firefighters from Marin County and Inverness and Bolinas Volunteer Fire Departments worked for hours to put out the blaze and mop up water. It was a hectic week in West Marin, with the county's largest fire of the year, in Muir Beach, and the power outage.   David Briggs

With smoke from the Kincade Fire in the northern sky, West Marin firefighters contended with a pair of local fires this week: an escaped chimney fire at the Olema House hotel and a brush fire north of Muir Beach—the largest fire in Marin this year.

The Muir Fire of Oct. 24 burned 58 acres of an . . .