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Fire burns hundreds of acres near Colfax, prompts evacuations

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 8, 2020

The fire started at about 10:40 a.m. and was threatening crops, city residents and infrastructure and the Port of Whitman airport. The state fire marshal's office reported the fire had burned between 500 and 1,000 acres. Level 3 evacuation orders – meaning "Get out now" – were in effect.

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