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Campfire starts Eastside canyon fire

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EAST WENATCHEE — Three East Wenatchee boys started a campfire Tuesday evening, sparking a wildfire that sent flames up a large canyon off of South Mary Avenue, damaging about 20 houses.

“They’re mortified of what happened,” said Dave Baker, chief of Douglas County Fire District 2. “They didn’t think of the consequences.”

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