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Wildfire Near Mabton No Longer Threatening Homes

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MABTON, Wash.--Firefighters said the Dead Canyon fire burning near Mabton is now 65 percent contained.

But crews expect to have the blaze fully contained later Thursday evening.

Firefighters said homes are no longer threatened, and some crews are starting to demobilize.

The fire charred about 6,500 acres, and it's still under investigation.

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