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Friday, August 23, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Cold Creek fire on Hanford Reach 80% contained

UPDATED: Sat., July 20, 2019, 4:54 p.m.

From staff reports

The Cold Creek Fire, which has burned some 42,000 acres on the Hanford Reach National Monument since igniting on Thursday, was 80% contained as of Saturday morning and crews were in mop-up mode, according to a release from the Southeast Washington Incident Management Team.

What remained of the fire was burning in tall grass, sage, and brush. No injuries or structure damage had been reported as a result of the fire as of Saturday morning.

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