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Firefighters Battling 500-Acre Blaze Near Ahtanum

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AHTANUM--Nearly 500 acres are burning in the Ahtanum area near Green and Blue Lake.

Department of Natural Resource staff say the fire was reported around 8:00 a.m. Saturday morning.

They say the fire hadn't been contained by 6:00 p.m. Saturday.

Crews are fighting the fire from both the ground and the air.

No structures are threatened; the cause is under investigation.

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