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Evacuation orders reduced to Level 2 for some of burn area

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KLICKITAT COUNTY, Wash.-- DNR officials say evacuations orders for the majority of the Monastery Complex Fire burn area have been reduced to Level 2, letting residents back in.

All of the burn area aside from core has been downgraded. The area stretching from Hwy 97 to McNichols Rd and from Box Canyon Rd to Indian Basin Rd remains at Level 3 mandatory evacuation.

Containment has also been raised to 30%.

Over 800 firefighters are continuing to fight the fire.

See a map showing the new evacuation areas here: http://www.inciweb.org/incident/2631/

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