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WA State Assistance Going To Help Fight 3,000 Acre Fire Burning In Trinidad, WA

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TRINIDAD, Wash. - Tuesday night Washington State Fire Assistance was on the way to help with the Stuhlmiller Fire.

Gusty winds have quickly fanned a new brush fire in Central Washington to an estimated 3,000 acres as of Tuesday night.

The fire is reported burning on the hillsides near the small town of Trinidad, West of Quincy.

Officials say more than 200 people have been evacuated and several homes are threatened.

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