Washington wildfire engulfs 3,000 acres, homes burn

Reuters: A wildfire racing through central Washington state "blew up" overnight, threatening homes and businesses as flames enveloped roughly 3,000 acres, nearly double the area burning only a day earlier, state officials said Monday. "It jumped last night, just blew up," said Janet Pearce, spokeswoman for the Washington State Department of Natural Resources. "It is such a bad year." Emergency officials were deploying added teams of firefighters to the area, Pearce said. On Sunday, hundreds of people were......

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