BATTLE

100 Homes Destroyed in Washington Fire

A lightning-caused wildfire tore through a rural part of north-central Washington and destroyed around 100 homes on Thursday and Friday. Some 50 fires are burning in the state, according to a statement from Gov. Jay Inslee, and 2,000 firefighters have been sent into the fold. Oregon also battled against wildfires on Friday, with fifteen large fires reported throughout the state.