CLE ELLUM, Wash. -- Some good weather over weekend helped firefighters gain ground on the Taylor Bridge wildfire in central Washington.
Concerns about possible lightning storms never materialized.
The fire was about 47 percent contained by early Monday morning and crews hoped to have it completely surrounded by Monday night.
Photos: Taylor Bridge wildfire
Firefighters also made progress at a wildfire near Elmer City, Washington. It was 93 percent contained Monday and had burned about 17 square miles.
Background: Wash. gov. declares wildfire State of Emergency