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Hot Weather Increasing Wildfires In Eastern Washington

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Firefighters battling a wildfire in Washington last year.

Ross Reynolds talks to Janet Pearce about recent wildfires in the state. Pearce does community outreach and environmental education for the Washington State Department of Natural Resources about the wildfires in Eastern Washington.

Then, Reynolds interviews Michael Fishbaugher, who was evacuated from his home last week as a wildfire swept within half a mile of his house.

To learn more about protecting your house from a wildfire visit Firewise, and if you see smoke call 1.800.562.6010 and 911.

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