Fire crews put an end to the Taylor Bridge Tuesday. Fire Information Officer Dave Cox says there a number reasons why crews were able to contain the fire a day early . . .
The fire's out . . .but Cox says a Level 2 evacuation in Kittitas County will remain in effect until next week . . .
Cox says crews will continue to put out hotspots and do mop up work over the course of several days.
Anyone living in or passing through the Teanaway Valley will see residual smoke for the rest of the week.
The Taylor Bridge Fire started August 13th from sparks at a construction site near Cle Elum.
Authorities confirm that the 23-thousand acre wildfire destroyed 61 homes and 35 outbuildings.