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Wildfire near Fish Lake

One home was destroyed in a fast-moving wildfire Wednesday afternoon, June 17, 2015, near Fish Lake County Park east of Cheney. The fire started about 3 p.m. near railroad tracks. It grew quickly, but had slowed by about 6 p.m., fire officials said.

A Spokane County Fire District 3 brush rig works the Fish Lake Fire along Scribner Road Wednesday, June 17, 2015.

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A helicopter dumps a load of water on the fast-moving Fish Lake Fire near Scribner Road, Wed., June 17, 2015.

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A Spokane County Fire District 3 brush rig works the Fish Lake Fire along Scribner Road Wednesday, June 17, 2015.

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A Spokane County Fire District 3 brush rig works the Fish Lake Fire along Scribner Road Wednesday, June 17, 2015. The fast moving wildfire has burned about 100 acres.

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Spokane County Fire District 3 vehicles keeping track of the fast-moving FIsh Lake Fire, move along S. Scribner Road, Wed., June 17, 2015.

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As flames approach her house, Sam Baird rushes to evacuate her home on S. Scribner Road. District 3 firefighters were able to save the structure.

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The Fish Lake Fire flares up along S. Scribner Road and is quickly delt with by a Spokane County Fire District 3 brush rig, Wed., June 17, 2015.

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After evacuating her house on S. Scribner Road, Sam Baird waits at a relative’s home next door as a Spokane County Fire District 3 brush rig rushes to protect structures in fast-moving Fish Lake Fire’s path.

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