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Dozens fighting reservation wildfire

A wildfire in the Hellgate Game Preserve on the Colville Reservation has burned about 2,500 acres, pitting firefighters against steep, rocky terrain, and rattlesnakes.

About 45 firefighters are working on the Williams Flats fire some 7 miles southeast of Keller.

A press release from the Colville Tribes Dept. of Natural Resources Friday afternoon said one evacuation had been ordered and that one ho...


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