Flames in a smoldering field inch toward a firefighter Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, near Cle Elum, Wash. Crews fighting the large blaze in central Washington hope to increase containment levels by ... more 
Flames in a smoldering field inch toward a firefighter Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, near Cle Elum, Wash. Crews fighting the large blaze in central Washington hope to increase containment levels by Wednesday evening, but are keeping a wary eye on weather conditions later in the week. The fire burning near Cle Elum has burned dozens of homes and caused about 900 people to evacuate. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Elaine Thompson
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 6:29 PM EDT