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Rundown Of Active Wildfires Near Eastern WA

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Wildfires are burning across our region in every direction. NBC Right Now is breaking down the areas with active flames. Wildfires are burning across our region in every direction. NBC Right Now is breaking down the areas with active flames.
NBCRightNow.com – Wildfires are burning across our region in every direction. NBC Right Now is breaking down the areas with active flames.

We've heard from crews saying these fires are some of the largest they've had to fight in decades.

CARLTON COMPLEX FIRE:

-         Near Pateros

-         Crews are actively fighting

-         Over 169,000 acres already burned

-         Crews are constantly battling smoke and heat

-         Satellite images visibly show heat rising up out of fire pockets

-         Over 100 homes have been destroyed

-         0% contained

R ROAD FIRE:

-         East of Mansfield, WA

-         4,000 acres burned

-         smoldering and “creeping”

-         50% contained

LONE MOUNTAIN FIRE:

-         Above Stehekin near the end of Lake Chelan

-         300 acres damaged

-         0% contained

CHIWAUKUM & MILLS CANYON:

-         Mills canyon fire near Entiat is mostly containment work at this point

-         More flames near Chiwaukam Creek above Leavenworth

-         In total those fires have burned about 23,000 acres

-         40% contained

OREGON FIRES NEAR WA:

-         Sunflower Fire, caused by lightning on Monday has burned 2,000 acres. 5% contained

-    Jack Knife Wildfire, Southeast of The Dalles has torched about 13,000 acres since Sunday. 30% contained 
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