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Gov Gregoire Extends Burn Ban through September 30

Gov. Chris Gregoire has extended a ban on all outdoor and agricultural burning in Eastern Washington because of continuing wildfire danger.

09/24/2012

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More Central Washington Residents Told To Flee Wildfires

Officials urged residents around the Mission Ridge ski area southwest of Wenatchee to leave their homes because of the rapid growth of the Table Mountain Fire Complex.

09/19/2012

Spreading wildfires are requiring the help of Canadian crews. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Canadian Crews Called In To Help Stop Spreading Wildfires

Washington and Oregon crews just aren’t big enough for the wildfires in Washington state, so officials are calling Canada for help.

09/16/2012

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Tinfoil Protects Wash. Ranger Station During Fire

Firefighters used tinfoil to protect a historic ranger station from a wildfire south of Mount Adams this week.

09/15/2012

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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

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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

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