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Washington Wildfires Burn 1 Home, Dozens More Threatened

 Wednesday, July 22, 2015

 FOX News

At least one home was destroyed and others were threatened as several wildfires sparked up in Washington state Tuesday.
A brush fire burned at least one property in eastern Washington and forced a handful of homes in a rural neighborhood to evacuate, said Patty Courson, a spokeswoman with the Walla Walla County Emergency Management Department. The blaze briefly forced residents to flee about 30 homes Monday. Hot and dry conditions mixed with steady winds have helped spread the flames and threaten more homes, fire officials said. Low snowpack levels, record warmth and very dry conditions have also helped fuel blazes throughout the drought-stricken state.