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UPDATE: Fire Threatens Homes in Klickitat County

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MABTON, Wash.--State emergency managers and local firefighters are battling a wildfire in Klickitat county that's burning just south of Mabton.

The 3,600 acre fire broke out Tuesday afternoon and is currently threatening ten homes.

No word yet on what started the fire.

The fire is 45 percent contained, but crews hope to have it fully under control by Thursday evening.

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MABTON, Wash.  - State emergency managers have mobilized to help local firefighters battling a wildfire in Klickitat County, about eight miles south of Mabton.

The state fire marshal's office says the fire broke out at 4 p.m. Tuesday and threatened about 20 homes.

The state is sending four wildland fire engines, water tenders and a helicopter.

 

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