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UPDATE: Fire west of Quincy now 100% contained

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QUINCY, Wash. - Firefights fully contained a brush fire burning west of Quincy Sunday, according to the Washington State Patrol.

The brush fire started near State Route 28 Saturday afternoon. It was initially estimated to be 300 acres in size, but more accurate mapping showed it was only 211 acres in size.

No evacuations were ordered and no injuries were reported.

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QUINCY, Wash. - Firefighters are working to contain a brush fire burning about 6 miles west of Quincy near Highway 28, according to the Washington State Patrol.

The Trinidad Fire started around 1:30 p.m. Saturday, near where State Route 28 meets Crescent Bar Road. Responding firefighters were able to protect structures in the area, and built a containment line around the fast moving fire.

At last check, the Trinidad Fire had burned 300 acres and was 30 percent contained. More than 70 firefighters are battling the blaze.

No evacuations were in place, no structures threatened and no roads closed as of Sunday morning. However, state troopers say motorists should watch for crews working along State Route 28 and Crescent Bar Road.

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