Fire crews have reported progress fighting wildfires in tinder-dry, drought-stricken Washington state, as well as in Nevada.

Here is a look at hotspots around the West.

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WASHINGTON

Firefighters attacked hotspots at a wildfire that has destroyed nearly 30 homes in the central Washington city of Wenatchee.

By Wednesday evening, the blaze was 83 percent contained, fire spokesman Vladimir Steblina said.

Earlier in the day, a Chelan County sheriff’s spokesman said the fire was likely human-caused. Investigators have ruled out any natural causes, such as lightning. They’re still looking into whether the fire was set on purpose or by accident.

Fire crews have reported progress fighting wildfires in tinder-dry, drought-stricken Washington state, as well as in Nevada.

Here is a look at hotspots around the West.

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WASHINGTON

Firefighters attacked hotspots at a wildfire that has destroyed nearly 30 homes in the central Washington city of Wenatchee.

By Wednesday evening, the blaze was 83 percent contained, fire spokesman Vladimir Steblina said.

Earlier in the day, a Chelan County sheriff’s spokesman said the fire was likely human-caused. Investigators have ruled out any natural causes, such as lightning. They’re still looking into whether the fire was set on purpose or by accident.

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Western wildfires: Progress against Washington fires

Fire crews have reported progress fighting wildfires in tinder-dry, drought-stricken Washington state, as well as in Nevada.

Here is a look at hotspots around the West.

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WASHINGTON

Firefighters attacked hotspots at a wildfire that has destroyed nearly 30 homes in the central Washington city of Wenatchee.

By Wednesday evening, the blaze was 83 percent contained, fire spokesman Vladimir Steblina said.

Earlier in the day, a Chelan County sheriff’s spokesman said the fire was likely human-caused. Investigators have ruled out any natural causes, such as lightning. They’re still looking into whether the fire was set on purpose or by accident.

Officials say the blaze that started Sunday has scorched about 2,950 acres, or about 4

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