Gusty winds fuel destructive Washington wildfire (8)

Washington Times 2014.07.20 12:50
By MANUEL VALDES and DONNA BLANKINSHIP - Associated Press Sunday, July 20, 2014 WINTHROP, Wash. (AP) - A massive wildfire that has forced the evacuation of towns, destroyed numerous homes and blackened scenic hillsides in north- central Washington has been burning into new areas, fueled by dry conditions and gusty winds. The lightning-caused fire by Saturday had scorched nearly 340 square miles in the scenic Methow Valley.
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