- Associated Press - Friday, June 30, 2017

SEATTLE (AP) - Firefighters have made progress on several wildfires thanks to light winds in central Washington state.

The largest fire burning northwest of Quincy, Washington was 50 percent contained Friday afternoon.

Federal officials said Friday better mapping shows about 46 square miles, (119 square kilometers) were burned, less than the 74 square miles (192 square kilometers) reported Thursday.

Another fire that burned to within a quarter mile of the one near Quincy was 75 percent contained and had covered about 13 square miles (34 square kilometers).

A fire southeast of Wenatchee was 81 percent contained Friday and had charred about 14 square miles (36 square kilometers).

The Yakima Herald-Republic reported (https://goo.gl/CfraLf ) a wildfire near Yakima that burned about 4.7 square miles (12 square kilometers) was expected to be 100 percent contained by Friday evening.

All evacuation notices were rescinded or downgraded to the lowest level, meaning people should remain alert.

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