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Wildfires in central Washington cover more than 6,000 acres

Associated Press

Two wildfires burning in north central Washington have consumed more than 6,000 acres.

The Spartan Fire in Chelan County had burned about 4,397 acres on Tuesday and threatened dozens of homes. The state Department of Natural Resources says the fire is about 10 percent contained by 160 firefighters.

Meanwhile, the state says grasslands fires in Douglas County have burned some 2,400 acres and have no containment.

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