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Winds push Twisp fire to 10 acres

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NCW — Stiff winds on Thursday caused a small wildfire in the Lake Chelan Sawtooth Wilderness to grow from 2 to 10 acres.

The Sun Mountain Fire, burning in the south fork of War Creek, is about 15 miles southwest of Twisp, and is not close to Sun Mountain Lodge near Winthrop.

Six smokejumpers were joined by 10 firefighters from the Methow Valley Ranger District, and are assisted by helicopters dropping water, said fire spokeswoman Shannon O’Brien. The fire was…

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