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July 16, 2014 at 7:23 AM

Wildfires prompt state of emergency declaration

OLYMPIA (AP) — A state of emergency has been declared in 20 Eastern Washington counties because of multiple wildfires that threaten several hundred homes. The declaration allows officials to get help from the Washington National Guard and the State Guard if needed. It also directs state agencies to help local governments in responding to wildfires. State officials…

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