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By Max Erikson

Progress made on Head Water Fire near Goldendale


August 9, 2017

Fire crews are making progress on the Head Water Fire that started Saturday, Aug.12 near Jenkins Creek about 11 miles northeast of Goldendale.

Windy and dry conditions spread the fire rapidly in the West Fork of the Little Klickitat River Valley through logging slash and into standing timber.

Rain and cooler temperatures has slowed the progress of the fire and as of Monday the fire is approximately 40 percent contained.

Currently the fire has consumed 105 acres of private timber and approximately 150 people from federal, state, local and private agencies have been working together to contain the fire.

Steep terrain where the fire is burning has been challenging for crews but fire commande...

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