(KHQ) Fire officials reported Sunday that Washington’s Okanogan Complex fire has grown to a combined acreage of 244,453 acres.
Incident Commander Todd Pechota said the entire complex is now 10 percent contained.
Officials say about 1,000 firefighters are on the scene of the complex now. Additionally, 50 National Guard troops have been called in to fight this fire and additional fire crews are expected to arrive at the fire as early as Tuesday.
Crews are making progress, but Pechota called the fire “unrelenting.”
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