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Lick Creek (Dry Gulch) Wildfire at 40% containment

PENDLTON, Ore.–The Lick Creek Fire 71,512-acre wildfire is 40% contained as of Monday, July 19, 2021 at 6 a.m. Ground crews continue to secure the containment lines and aerial operations will operate as long as there is safe visibility.

Over the weekend, crews managed and contained the fire line along the perimeter to the north and east, along the South Fork of the Asotin Creek and Peola road, but...