Okanogan Complex Fire burns more than 258,000 acres - KPTV - FOX 12

Okanogan Complex Fire burns more than 258,000 acres

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Officials say that the Okanogan Complex wildfire in North-Central Washington has now burned more than 258,000 acres.

This is reported to be largest wildfire in Washington State history.

The fire is at 15 percent containment as of Tuesday morning.

Experts say that the fire is still growing in size, and could burn up to several more months.

Three firefighters died last week fighting the fire, and more than 1,200 firefighters are now working to battle the flames.

A red flag warning remains in effect with winds primarily from the southwest. 

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