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New wildfire near Twisp contained

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TWISP — A wildfire that started Friday and burned six to eight homes between Twisp and Winthrop has been contained by firefighters.
Fire spokesman Brian Scott said firefighters have built a line all the way around the Rising Eagle Road Fire.
He said they’re making good progress on the fire that has burned about 500 acres and a much larger complex of fires in the same area.
Although there were some new fires started by lighting in North-Central Washington on Saturday, none were serious and all were extinguished quickly.
Scott said evacuation notices are being revised Sundayday and some people may be able to go back home.
Story tags » Forest FireTwisp

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