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Wild fires Washington state Crews in Eastern Washington are working to contain multiple wildfires this week
The fires had burned thousands of acres as of Thursday morning.
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Cow Canyon Fire
On Wednesday evening, crews from the Washington State Department of Natural Resources responded to a wildfire near Ellensburg.
As of 0100 gmt on Thursday, the fire had grown from 200 acres to 1,500 acres overnight.
About 50 housing units are under threat.
The Yakima County Emergency Management said Level 3 “go now” evacuations were in place for a 1.5 radius from the intersection of Malloy Road and North Wenas.
The cause of the fire, which is 0% contained, is still unknown.
Anyone who is displaced can call the American Red Cross at 509-457-1690.
An emergency shelter is available at the Selah Civic Center.
Wild fires Washington state
Levels of Fire Evacuation
When the forest fires begin, officials and officials will begin to issue evacuation orders.
Below are the three levels of evacuation of Washington:
Level 1: Residents are informed that there is danger in the area and that evacuations are voluntary.
Level 2: There is a significant danger in the area and residents should be prepared for evacuation.
Level 3: Residents are under a “go now” evacuation order and must leave immediately.
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