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Massive Wildfires Scorch 100 Homes in Washington

Wildfires racing through rural Washington destroyed about 100 homes on Friday, leaving smoking rubble for hundreds of square miles.
Image: Flames creep down a hillside in view of businesses in Pateros, Wash.
Flames creep down a hillside in view of businesses Friday, July 18 in Pateros, Wash. A fire racing through rural north-central Washington destroyed about 100 homes, leaving behind smoldering rubble, solitary brick chimneys and burned-out automobiles as it blackened hundreds of square miles. Friday's dawn revealed dramatic devastation, with the Okanagan County town of Pateros, home to 650 people, hit especially hard.Elaine Thompson / AP