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Wildfires Burn Across Washington: Update on Just A Few of Them

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KENNEWICK, Wash.--  Many wildfires are burning across Washington state.

A fire North of Orondo in Douglas County has scorched more than three square miles.  As of 6:00 p.m. Friday, it was only 5% contained. 

North of East Wenatchee another fire has already burned more than four square miles of land.  As of Friday night, firefighters said the fire was 60% contained, but 60 structures were threatened.

Over 1,500 acres of land, a cabin, and a mobile home have burned in the Cayuse Fire east of Okanogan. At 6:00 Friday night it was 40% contained, and 6 homes and 14 other buildings were threatened.

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