Wildfire decimated the town of Malden, leaving nothing behind but ash and debris. The 4 News Now Extreme Team is headed there to clear the way! Mark Peterson leads the Extreme Team to the Eastern Washington town to do as much heavy lifting they can to give Malden a hopeful fresh start.
“To get the majority of those, just cleaned up. it allows people to move forward with the other stuff.” – Sheriff Brett Meyers of the City of Malden
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MALDEN, Wash. — The residents of Malden are getting some help rebuilding their home, which was devastated by a wildfire last month.
Mark Peterson and the 4 News Now Extreme Team are helping clear out the burnt wreckage.
Residents have compared what’s left in the small town to the destruction that was left behind as a result of a World War II battle. Now, the process of cleaning and rebuilding is just beginning.
“With that wind, man, there wasn’t much of a chance,” said resident Rich Veltri.