All evacuations for Anglin Fire lifted, fire now 80 percent contained

Anglin Fire
Courtesy of The Omak Chronicle

OKANOGAN CO., Wash. — Firefighters are continuing work to gain full control of the Anglin Fire burning near Tonasket.

As of Friday morning, the fire has burned about 1,728 acres and is 80 percent contained. All evacuations for people living near the wildfire have been lifted.

Firefighters said two outbuildings and one home were lost to the fire, which first ignited on Monday.

Fire crews will spend Friday continuing to mop up around the fire and work on rehabilitating areas affected by the fire and suppression efforts. Some firefighters will be demobilized and return to their home units, while others may be assigned to different fires across the regions.

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