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Cougar Creek Fire Level 1 evacuation notice rescinded, meeting Tuesday night in Glenwood


Tuesday, Aug. 25, 8:50 a.m.:

Containment of the Cougar Creek fire along the southern flank

north of Glenwood has been achieved and there is now minimal fire activity in that area. In consultation with WIIMT5, Klickitat County Emergency Management has rescinded the Level 1 evacuation advisory that was in place for residents of Glenwood north of Ladiges road (Zone A) as of 8 a.m. Tuesday August 25.

In spite of very active fire behavior and short range spotting in a number of areas, there was minimal spread of the fire yesterday. Crews worked into the early morning hours to control spot fires and made good progress with implementing the plan to increase containment around the upper east fla...

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