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Map shows forest areas closed by fires in Leavenworth-Wenatchee area

Map of Wenatchee National Forest areas closed because of forest fires as of Sept. 17, 2012. (Wenatchee National Forest)
Map of Wenatchee National Forest areas closed because of forest fires as of Sept. 17, 2012. (Wenatchee National Forest)

FOREST FIRES — The map above from the Wenatchee National Forest shows areas off limits to visitors because of forest fires in the Central Washington area.

The closures affect hikes in prime season and hunters out for Washington's early High Buck Hunt that opened Saturday.




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