An image of the Jolly Mountain fire in the Cascades mountains near Cle Elum, Washington, USA on September 1, 2017. The fire was started on August 11

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An image of the Jolly Mountain fire in the Cascades mountains near Cle Elum, Washington, USA on September 1, 2017. The fire was started on August 11 as a result of a dry lightning strike. When the photo was taken, 13,000+ acres had been consumed. As of September 29, 36,800+ acres were consumed, with 50% of the perimeter contained.