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Fire at Chandler Ridge/McBee Hill contained this morning; slideshow of fires in action

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BENTON CITY, WA - A large fire in the hills of Benton County started last night due to unknown causes and is currently under investigation.

The fires reached and destroyed approximately 4,000 acres before responders were able to contain the flames. Air support was delivered until nightfall.

Fifteen districts responded to the fires and worked together through the night to have it contained by this morning. The responding districts include: Benton 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, Kennewick, Richland, Burbank, Walla Walla, Franklin 3, Pasco, Waitsburg, Hanford, and Wenatchee. 

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