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Record Wildfire in Washington Gets International, Local Help

As Washington state's wildfires burned into the record books Monday, calls for help were answered from far and near.   Fire managers from New Zealand and Australia arrived to contribute to a ground campaign led by firefighters from across the West and augmented by U.S. soldiers.   The flames that claimed the lives of three firefighters, injured four others and burned 200 homes also inspired an outpouring of volunteers who have been invited for the first time in state...

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