More evacuations in Washington as wildfire burns

Jun 29, 2015 8:06 AM by Cheryl Wengren

WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) - At least 1,000 residents have been forced to evacuate their homes in central Washington state as a fast-growing wildfire burns.

Emergency Management officials in Chelan County say about a dozen structures - mainly homes - have been destroyed in the city of Wenatchee.

And they say the fire is still burning out of control.

Hundreds of firefighters from across Washington are on the scene and more are headed there.


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