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New evacuation notices issued for Washington state wildfire

CLE ELLUM, Wash. – New evacuations notices were issued overnight Saturday because of the Jolly Mountain fire, which has burned more than 23 square miles near Cle Ellum, Washington.

KOMO TV reports that law enforcement went door to door with evacuation notices for people who live north of the Double O Ranch Road to the Boulder Creek area.

The Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office says people who live in this area should leave immediately.

The Sheriff’s Office also issued warnings of an approaching fire to people at the Suncadia Resort and people south of state Route 903 and north of Interstate 90 from Bullfrog Road to Cle Elum city limits, and the City of Cle Elum north of I-90.

There’s a Red Cross shelter at the Putnam Centennial Center in Cle Elum.


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