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Grant County crews save homes from wildfire

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GRANT COUNTY, Wash. -

Firefighters in Grant County extinguished a 1,100-acre wildfire Friday. They say teamwork from firefighters across Grant County helped stop the fire before it burned homes nearby.

Responding units from Grant County Fire Districts 3, 5 13 and Ephrata Fire Department worked to get the fire under control Friday. The fire scorched about 1,089 acres in the 18000 block of Rd. B.5 NE. Grant County Fire District 13 said in a Facebook post Saturday the teamwork was "another example of the importance of mutual aid in today’s hotter, faster and bigger wildfires."

The fire was wind-driven and threatened several homes in the area. No homes were damaged.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Crews will continue to monitor the fire for any hot spots and flair ups throughout the weekend.  

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