Tiny town of Startup hard-pressed after one of its 2 wells dry up

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STARTUP, Wash. — Imagine your house catches fire and firefighters don’t even know if they have enough water to put it out.

That’s what they’re facing in the tiny town of Startup, on Highway 2, after one of the town’s two wells went dry.

Now the town’s 600 people have to take emergency conservation measures.

Q13 FOX News’ Tom Yazwinski has this video report: