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New Wildfire In NE Washington Threatens Homes

A new wildfire near Spokane quickly burned across nearly 700 acres Wednesday, prompting evacuation orders for about a dozen homes. In central Washington, a wildfire burned down to a major highway and threatened several more homes.

CBS Seattle–07/09/2014

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Wildfire Threatens Homes In Chelan County

A new wildfire in central Washington has burned about 5,000 acres, or nearly 8 square miles, of brush and grass in Chelan County

CBS Seattle–07/09/2014

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Oregon Wildfire Reward Increased To $26,500

A reward for information about who’s responsible for a 10-square-mile, human-caused wildfire near Bend has grown to $26,500 after a suspicious blaze broke out nearby on Tuesday in an area closed to the public.

CBS Seattle–06/12/2014

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Alaska Fire Nears 150 Homes, Burns 151 Square Miles

An Alaskan wildfire that has burned 151 square miles is threatening about 150 cabins, vacation homes and year-round residents

05/24/2014

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Arrest Made For Oregon Wildfire

Police have arrested a Central Oregon man accused of starting a wildfire that burned a Klamath County cabin and forced the temporary evacuation of about 120 homes.

CBS Seattle–07/24/2013

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Central Oregon Wildfire Causes 120 Home Evacuations

A new central Oregon wildfire that quickly grew to cover half a square mile has prompted the evacuation of about 120 homes in several subdivisions.

CBS Seattle–07/23/2013

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Fireworks May Have Started Wildfire Near Lake Chelan

Fireworks set off by someone in a boat on the Fourth of July may have started the wildfire that burned more than three square miles above the north shore of Lake Chelan, a Department of Natural Resources spokeswoman said.

07/08/2013

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Changing Winds Help Firefighters In Western Washington

(CBS Seattle) — A shift in winds Monday is helping firefighters battle a couple of wildfires in southwest Washington. The Department of Natural Resources  says it’s focusing on the Dog Mountain fire that has burned […]

CBS Seattle–05/06/2013

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New Wildfire Threatens Dozen Homes

A Mason County sheriff’s spokesman says a new Western Washington wildfire burning northeast of Shelton is threatening a dozen homes and firefighters from three counties are battling it.

10/04/2012

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Wildfire Smoke Making Air Unhealthy in Eastern WA

The state Ecology Department reports air monitors detect hazardous Friday air in Cashmere and Liberty, and unhealthy air in Wenatchee, Entiat, Pateros and Quincy.

09/28/2012

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