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Lightning sparks 100 forest fires

On this date in 1970, lightning sparked more than 100 forest fires in the Wenatchee and Okanogan National Forests of Washington. Many of the fires burned out of control for weeks, fanned by the hot, dry, and windy weather.
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23
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Aug
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1970
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Lightning sparks 100 forest fires
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