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Rain Helps Fire Crews Battle Western Wildfires

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Rain Helps Fire Crews Battle Western Wildfires

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Rain Helps Fire Crews Battle Western Wildfires

Rain Helps Fire Crews Battle Western Wildfires

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Cooler temperatures and light rain help fire fighters in the West contain eight wildfires. But more than 45 fires continue to burn in six western states. Meanwhile, officials re-open one entrance of Yellowstone National Park after it was closed for 10 days as two fires raced through the area. Hear Aaron Alpern of Wyoming Public Radio.