WA Weather Aids Battle Against Fires

Firefighters are making progress with several major wildfires in central Washington, because a lull in weather has helped tempered new fire growth, reports Kiro TV.

There were concerns Saturday that lightning storms and high winds would fuel blazes, but no lightning developed and the winds moderated, officials said.

Fire officials on Sunday confirmed that two cabins run by the U.S. Forest Service have been destroyed by wildfires.

Lightning-sparked wildfires have burned thousands of acres of brush, grass and forest in Washington, and thousands of firefighters have been working for weeks to steer them away from hillside homes and communities.

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