- Associated Press - Friday, August 15, 2014

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The North Dakota National Guard says there is no longer a need to send a helicopter and four soldiers to Washington state to help battle wildfires.

The military says heavy rain in Washington state in has helped douse the fires.

The military says two pilots, two crewmembers and a Black Hawk helicopter from the Bismarck+-based 112th Aviation Regiment were prepared to be in Washington state for about 20 days.

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