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Crews make progress in calming massive Washington state wildfire

A burnt ATV lies on the road after the Carlton Complex Fire consumed an area near Malott, Washington July 20, 2014.  REUTERS/David Ryder

A burnt ATV lies on the road after the Carlton Complex Fire consumed an area near Malott, Washington July 20, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

A burnt ATV lies on the road after the Carlton Complex Fire consumed an area near Malott, Washington July 20, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder
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The earth continues to smolder after being burned by the Carlton Complex Fire near Malott, Washington July 20, 2014.  REUTERS/David Ryder

The earth continues to smolder after being burned by the Carlton Complex Fire near Malott, Washington July 20, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

The earth continues to smolder after being burned by the Carlton Complex Fire near Malott, Washington July 20, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Firefighters Will Smith (L) and Ben Delyea (R) converse as they keep watch over a controlled burn while battling the Carlton Complex Fire near Winthrop, Washington July 19, 2014.  REUTERS/David Ryder

Firefighters Will Smith (L) and Ben Delyea (R) converse as they keep watch over a controlled burn while battling the Carlton Complex Fire near Winthrop, Washington July 19, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

Firefighters Will Smith (L) and Ben Delyea (R) converse as they keep watch over a controlled burn while battling the Carlton Complex Fire near Winthrop, Washington July 19, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Rubble from a burnt home is pictured near Alta Lake Golf Course after much of the area was consumed by the Carlton Complex Fire near Pateros, Washington July 19, 2014. The wildfire raging unchecked for a sixth day east of Washington state's Cascade Mountains has destroyed about 100 homes, displaced hundreds of residents and left thousands without electricity, emergency officials said on Saturday. REUTERS/David Ryder

Rubble from a burnt home is pictured near Alta Lake Golf Course after much of the area was consumed by the Carlton Complex Fire near Pateros, Washington July 19, 2014. The wildfire raging unchecked for a sixth day east of Washington state's Cascade...more

Rubble from a burnt home is pictured near Alta Lake Golf Course after much of the area was consumed by the Carlton Complex Fire near Pateros, Washington July 19, 2014. The wildfire raging unchecked for a sixth day east of Washington state's Cascade Mountains has destroyed about 100 homes, displaced hundreds of residents and left thousands without electricity, emergency officials said on Saturday. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Firefighter Andrew Fielding douses a flame near Alta Lake State Park as the Carlton Complex Fire continues to consume the area near Pateros, Washington July 19, 2014.  REUTERS/David Ryder

Firefighter Andrew Fielding douses a flame near Alta Lake State Park as the Carlton Complex Fire continues to consume the area near Pateros, Washington July 19, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

Firefighter Andrew Fielding douses a flame near Alta Lake State Park as the Carlton Complex Fire continues to consume the area near Pateros, Washington July 19, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Debris of a burnt home is pictured near Alta Lake Golf Course after much of the surrounding area was consumed by the Carlton Complex Fire near Pateros, Washington July 19, 2014.  REUTERS/David Ryder

Debris of a burnt home is pictured near Alta Lake Golf Course after much of the surrounding area was consumed by the Carlton Complex Fire near Pateros, Washington July 19, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

Debris of a burnt home is pictured near Alta Lake Golf Course after much of the surrounding area was consumed by the Carlton Complex Fire near Pateros, Washington July 19, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Debris from a burnt structure is pictured near Alta Lake Golf Course after much of the surrounding area was consumed by the Carlton Complex Fire near Pateros, Washington July 19, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

Debris from a burnt structure is pictured near Alta Lake Golf Course after much of the surrounding area was consumed by the Carlton Complex Fire near Pateros, Washington July 19, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

Debris from a burnt structure is pictured near Alta Lake Golf Course after much of the surrounding area was consumed by the Carlton Complex Fire near Pateros, Washington July 19, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Burnt vehicles are pictured after much of the area was consumed by the Carlton Complex Fire near Methow, Washington July 19, 2014.  REUTERS/David Ryder

Burnt vehicles are pictured after much of the area was consumed by the Carlton Complex Fire near Methow, Washington July 19, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

Burnt vehicles are pictured after much of the area was consumed by the Carlton Complex Fire near Methow, Washington July 19, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder
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A hillside scorched by the Carlton Complex Fire is pictured near Carlton, Washington July 19, 2014.  REUTERS/David Ryder

A hillside scorched by the Carlton Complex Fire is pictured near Carlton, Washington July 19, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

A hillside scorched by the Carlton Complex Fire is pictured near Carlton, Washington July 19, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder
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