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Wildfire Burns In Olympic National Park

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK, Wash. - A wildfire started by lightning is burning in the Mount Hopper area on the east side of Washington's Olympic National Park. 

Park spokeswoman Maggie Tyler said Friday the fire has expanded to 120 acres from about two acres on Thursday. The fire started Aug. 5. She says the park is letting the fire burn because no structures are threatened and the wildfire is in a wilderness area.

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