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Mills Canyon Fire Near Entiat Growing, More Storms Expected

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A wildfire burning in central Washington grew to 35 square miles on Sunday. A wildfire burning in central Washington grew to 35 square miles on Sunday.
 ENTIAT, WA - A wildfire burning in central Washington grew to 35 square miles on Sunday.
    
Officials say they've strengthened containment lines on the Mills Canyon Fire burning near Entiat. But they're still worried about the potential for dry lightning and wind to kick up the fire on Monday.
    
Officials are calling the fire 25 percent contained on Monday morning.
    
Residents of several dozen homes have been told to evacuate. People living in another 500 homes have been warned to be prepared to leave, if the fire gets closer.
    
The National Weather Service says thunderstorms with dry lightning were expected in the area.
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