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SR 291 opens again after fire

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14, 2013, 9:29 P.M.

Washington state Route 291 northwest of Spokane is open again following a fire that resulted in its complete blockage for more than a day.

The fire, six miles northwest of Spokane, started Tuesday afternoon about 2:45. All lanes were blocked for firefighting efforts and because of falling debris on the steep terrain. The lanes reopened Wednesday evening, according to the Washington State Patrol.

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