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Wildfires Across Eastern Wash.; 3 Homes Burn

Three homes were destroyed and more homes were evacuated Tuesday as crews battled dozens of wildfires across eastern Washington.

09/12/2012

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Washington Wildfires Continue To Burn

Firefighters east of Washington’s Cascade Range are still working to contain dozens of wildfires sparked by a weekend lightning storm.

CBS Seattle–09/11/2012

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Crews Continue Battle Against Wenatchee Fire

Firefighters working overnight to protect homes from a 500-acre wildfire near Wenatchee prevented any more structures from being lost, a spokesman said Monday.

CBS Seattle–09/10/2012

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WA’s Taylor Bridge Wildfire 100 Percent Contained

Firefighting officials say a stubborn wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes just east of Cle Elum has been completely contained after a two-week fight.

08/29/2012

File photo of a helicopter flying over a wildfire. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Wildfire Traps 2 Hunters, Helicopter Called

Authorities in Eastern Oregon say a wildfire that sprang up quickly has trapped two archery hunters, and a helicopter will be called in to rescue them.

08/29/2012

File photo of a wildfire. (Photo by RAYMOND ROIG/AFP/GettyImages)

Some Residents Return Home After Wildfire

Some residents forced to flee a large central Washington fire were allowed to return to their homes Thursday, while firefighters in rural Idaho protected two threatened towns and thousands of crew members worked wildfires across California.

08/17/2012

Wildfires Burn On Florida-Georgia Border

Central WA Fire Now 25% Contained

WA fire management officials said the fire is now 25 percent contained, up from 10 percent, in the fire that broke out Tuesday near Cle Elum, WA.

08/15/2012

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Emergency Declaration

Gov. Chris Gregoire has declared a state of emergency for Kittitas and Yakima counties in response to a wildfire burning near Cle Elum.

CBS Seattle–08/14/2012

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Fire Crews Hope to Begin Containing Massive Wildfire

CLE ELUM, Wash. (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters employed every weapon they had Wednesday to battle a stubborn wildfire east of the Cascades that has destroyed dozens of homes across roughly 35 square miles. Helicopters […]

CBS Seattle–08/14/2012

Photo Credit: Julian Finney

Chelan Wildfire Under Control

CHELAN, Wash. (AP) — A wildfire that burned about 10 square miles north of Chelan is nearly under control. Fire managers say crews completed the last piece of a fire break Tuesday night and they’re […]

CBS Seattle–08/07/2012

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