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Fire closes part of the wilderness

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TWISP — A portion of the Lake Chelan Sawtooth Wilderness is closed due to a wildfire burning in the War Creek area.

Gusty winds caused the Sun Mountain Fire to grow to 35 acres on Thursday while firefighters on the ground pulled back to a safe location, the U.S. Forest Service reported late Friday morning.

Once the winds settled, firefighters reengaged in their firefighting efforts. Six smokejumpers and a Forest Service crew of 10 are fighting the fire with the…

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