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Emergency Lifted on Hanford Site After Wildfire

RICHLAND, Wash.- Non-essential workers were back on the job at Hanford Friday afternoon.

The fire had forced an emergency evacuation of the site.

About 8,300 acres burned on the nuclear reservation, but no building were damaged and no one was injured.

According to the Department of Energy, the portion of the fire on site is now contained.

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