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DNR: Fire crews battling fires in Tenino, Rochester area and Shelton

Several fire districts and the state Department of Natural Resources were fighting fires in Tenino, the Rochester area and near Shelton, a DNR spokeswoman said Sunday.

And all three fires started about 2 p.m. Sunday, said Janet Pearce.

Here’s how the DNR described each fire:

Tenino: The Crane Street fire had burned about 20 acres, including one structure and several vehicles, as of 6 p.m., she said. It wasn’t immediately clear if the structure was a home or an outbuilding, Pearce said. Homes remain threatened, she said. A Thurston County dispatcher said two firefighters suffered minor injuries from the blaze.

Rochester area: The Teague Road fire was burning in 40-year-old timber and structures were threatened, she said. It had reached 30 acres by about 7:30 p.m., DNR said via Twitter.

Shelton area: The fire, known as Mill 5, was threatening a mill, Pearce said. A location was not immediately available.

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