COULEE CITY, Wash. — A 3,200-acre wildfire near the town of Coulee City has been fully contained.

The fire started Saturday and had been burning in grass and sage lands about 8 miles southwest of Coulee City. For a time it threatened homes, crops and electrical infrastructure.

About 160 firefighters managed to fully contain it Sunday with no structures lost or injuries reported.

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