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Washington Wildfires
7:38 am
Tue August 5, 2014

New Evacuation Advisories Issued In Washington Wildfires

Credit Chelan County Fire

Update 8/7/14 - About 25 homes on the Colville Indian Reservation in northeast Washington have been tol to evacuate as the Devil's Elbow Complex burns more than 7,000 acres. 

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Snag Canyon Fire
6:37 am
Mon August 4, 2014

Wildfire Near Ellensburg, Wash., Grows

The Snag Canyon Fire is sending plumes of smoke mixing with storm clouds above tinder-dry hillsides just outside of Ellensburg, Wash.
Credit Anna King / Northwest News Network

Firefighters are battling a lightning-strike wildfire that’s grown quite large just north of Ellensburg. It’s called the Snag Canyon Fire. It’s burned about 3,600 acres and is challenging firefighters who are trying to secure lines closest to town.

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