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Wildfire near Chattaroy forces homeowners to evacuate overnight

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CHATTAROY, Wash. -

A fire broke out Thursday evening near Chattaroy. Specifically, the fire was burning by Hardesty Rd. and Owens Rd. near Timber. Initially, the fire threatened homes in the area, forcing homeowners to evacuate overnight but because firefighters  those people have been allowed to return to their homes. 

The Department of Natural Resources tells us they have a line around the fire and they are continuing to put out hot spots. Their main concern continues to be high winds that could push the fire towards other homes in the area.

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