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Aftermath Of A Wildfire, A Rancher's Story Of Survival05:11

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Residents of north central Washington are still recovering from the largest wildfire in the state's history. The Carlton Complex fire burned more than 250,000 acres and destroyed at least 350 homes.

Washington governor James Inslee last week renewed his plea to the White House for assistance. Some of the hardest hit were ranchers who lost hundreds of head of cattle.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, the Northwest News Network's Anna King has the story of how a fifth-generation rancher survived the natural disasters — at a cost.


This segment aired on September 17, 2014.

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