Crews making progress on Eastern Washington wildfires

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SPOKANE, Wash. — Favorable weather conditions were helping crews make progress on a series of wildfires in Eastern Washington.

A fire burning on the Spokane Indian Reservation was 30 percent contained on Wednesday morning. That fire covered 19 square miles and had destroyed over a dozen homes.

A fire near the town of Davenport in Lincoln County covered 6.5 square miles, and was 20 percent contained.

Fire officials say a fire south of Spokane in the Valleyford area was 50 percent contained. It had burned more than 10 square miles.