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White Salmon Fire Threatens 450 Homes
White Salmon, Wash. (AP) - Residents of a few more houses were told to evacuate early Thursday as a wildfire threatens homes and cabins in the Columbia River Gorge near White Salmon.
A spokesman for firefighters, Stan Hinatsu of the forest service, says a total of about 450 houses are threatened by…
Yakima Valley Cities Cracking Down On Overgrown Brush
This year's brush fire threat has cities here in the valley taking a stand.
Yakima and surrounding cities are cracking down on overgrown brush, trying to prevent fires like those in Selah and Terrace Heights earlier. Property owners are being forced to keep their yards in check or pay up...