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Monastery Complex Fire 20% contained

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Newest numbers from GPS mapping show the Monastery Complex Fire has burned 4,200 acres and is 20% contained. 64 structures have burned in the blaze that began Wednesday. Fire crews say they only know that nine are homes. As for the rest, it is still unclear which are homes and which are outbuildings.

About 300 people have been evacuated (200 homes). 600 firefighters and six helicopters are working to put the fire out.

According to the Department of Transportation, Highway 97 is now open to single lane traffic with a pilot car and flaggers.

There is a public informational meeting set for tonight at 7 p.m. at Goldendale High School for anyone affected by the fire.

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