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Several new fires broke out Sunday as a fire weather watch was issued for much of the state.

The Department of Natural Resources said the 30-acre Teague Road fire burning near Rochester in slash and 40-year-old timber had a high potential for growth.

Another fire burning near Shelton in Mason County was 50 percent lined by Sunday evening.

DNR reported one structure and two vehicles lost in a fire south of Tenino.

Air and ground resources were on the scene.

A fire at Joint Base Lewis-McChord was contained at 80 acres in training ranges area away from barracks. No structures were damaged.

Thunderstorms are expected to develop on Monday along the Cascades. There is the chance that the storms will spread over Western Washington Monday night and continue into Tuesday.

With the recent dry conditions, lightning ignited wildfires are possible

Post by Teddi Pais.
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