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Fire’s toll: 300 homes,
‘horrifying’ devastation

About 300 homes — twice as many as previously estimated — have burned in the largest recorded wildfire in Washington state history, a county sheriff said Friday after visiting the burned areas. "It looks like a moonscape," he said. Above, the fire destroyed 30 homes just in Pateros, Okanogan County.

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About 300 homes — twice as many as previously estimated — have burned in the largest recorded wildfire in Washington state history, a county sheriff said Friday after visiting the burned areas. "It looks like a moonscape," he said. Above, the fire destroyed 30 homes just in Pateros, Okanogan County.

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