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Taylor Bridge fire should be contained by Wednesday

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NEAR CLE ELUM, Wash.-- The Taylor Bridge fire continues to burn outside of Cle Elum, more than a week after it began.

Crews say the fire has charred more than 23,000 acres.

Right now, the fire is 91% contained and they're hoping for full containment by next Wednesday.

A couple hundred firefighters have been sent home, but more than 800 firefighters are still battling this blaze.
 
The last remaining mandatory evacuations were lifted Wednesday.

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