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Grass Fire Near Clarkston Burns Outbuildings

CLARKSTON, Wash. (AP) - Fire crews have controlled a grass fire that burned several outbuildings, camp trailers and vehicles Monday on the west end of Clarkston, Wash.

The Lewiston, Idaho, Tribune says two Asotin County firefighters were taken to a hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation and minor burns.

The fire started early Monday afternoon and managed to grow to at least 40 acres with the aid of strong winds. A number of homes were threatened but firefighters were able to protect them.

Fire crews were mopping up Monday evening. Asotin County Fire Chief Noel Hardin says investigators are looking at fireworks as a possible cause.

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