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Firefighters contain Soap Lake fire, crews head home today

June 14, 2018 Updated Thu., June 14, 2018 at 9:07 p.m.

Firefighters at a fire near Soap Lake kept the blaze within designated boundaries Wednesday despite gusty winds, according to a news release from Washington State Patrol. Troopers announced that the fire had been fully contained by midday Thursday.

The fire started on Monday at state Route 17, 4 miles north of the town of Soap Lake, and burned 2,063 acres. No injuries were reported, and one small outbuilding was burned in the fire.

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