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Brush Fire Burns Home In Chelan Hills Area

From Staff And Wire Reports

A 20-acre brush fire in the Chelan Hills area burned one house Saturday and temporarily forced the closure of Washington 150, firefighters said.

Crews from the U.S. Forest Service and Chelan and Douglas counties battled the wind-driven blaze, four miles northwest of Chelan. The blaze was completely contained by 8 p.m. and firefighters were patrolling the area overnight looking for hot spots, said Forest Service spokesman Rick Acosta.

The cause of the fire was under investigation, Acosta said.

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