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Firefighters still battling 300-acre wildfire in Washington County

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Posted at 3:07 PM, Aug 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-08 16:07:59-04

As of 1 p.m. Monday, firefighters are still battling a 300-acre wildfire in the Washington County community of Burton, with approximately 20 percent of the blaze contained.

According to the Washington County Office of Emergency Management, zero injuries and zero fatalities have been reported, and multiple regional and state agencies are working together to combat the blaze.

Tune in to KRHD tonight at 5, 6 and 10 p.m. to hear updates, including words from an evacuated family whose property is believed to have been damaged.