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A firefighter working to put out hotspots pauses in the rubble of a structure destroyed by fire, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, after an overnight wildfire in Graham, Wash., overnight south of Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

'Like a bomb' - winds fuel destructive Northwest blazes

Sep. 8, 2020 11:59 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Wildfires fanned by high winds burned hundreds of thousands of acres in the Northwest, mostly destroying a small town in eastern Washington state and causing evacuations, power outages and highway closures in Oregon. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday more than 330,000 acres...