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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Firefighters can't keep ahead of fast-moving Taylor Bridge blaze

This hillside between Thorp and Ellensburg shows the path of the fast-moving fire. These giant windmills use wind power to generate electricity. "We can't get in front of a fire that's driven by 30 mph winds," said Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources Peter Goldmark, who toured the area Tuesday.