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By Ada Ruth Whitmore
East End News 

Fire nears Bickleton, but no homes lost


What a week it has been over in this end of Klickitat County.  No homes were lost  but such close calls.  Several were evacuated, some overnight and some for three days.  The wind just kept changing directions and moving in so many directions and covered such a large territory that it was hard to keep up with.  Thanks to so many who participated in many ways.  I was told it raced through Roosevelt at 35 miles an hour.  It went through so fast that it didn’t slow down to burn any houses.  The crews who came from out of the area were camped at the Roosevelt School and also down at the Park on the river.  There were lots of equipment and vehicles to consider for parking space.  I...

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