Schneider Springs Fire scorched more than 84,500 acres in one month, 10% contained

Schneider Springs Fire
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YAKIMA CO., Wash. — Firefighters have improved containment of the Schneider Springs Fire in Yakima County that has burned more than 84,500 acres in one month.

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According to an update Friday morning, the fire has burned 84,509 acres and is ten percent contained.

There are approximately 861 firefighters battling the wildfire.

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The fire started 18 miles northwest of Naches on August 3.