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Containment increases on Monastery Fire

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YAKIMA, Wash- Firefighters continue to make progress with the monastery fire burning near Satus Pass.  As of 8am Wednesday, the fire was 80% contained.  More than 700 people are still assigned to the fire, but many of them will head home Wednesday.  Donations are still being accepted by the Klickitat County Fire Victims Fund.  For more information call (509) 773-4246 and the Red Cross.  They also need animal supplies like feed, hay, and dog food.  For information or to donate, please call (509) 261-0817, or call the Grain Growers at (509) 773-4648.