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Dozens of utility crews are hard at work in the hills near Cle Elum, trying to rebuild and restore services.

Fire Crews are using thermal imaging cameras, tools and water to make sure the flames don't re-ignite throughout burned out sections of the Taylor Bridge fire.

As fire crews work in one area, utility crews are hard at work behind them trying to rebuild and restore transmission lines.

It's the main line out of Rocky Reach that goes to Lake Tapps, said one worker

The work isn't easy. they had to build roads just to get in.

Puget Sound Energy lost 37 structures and eight miles of transmission lines when the fire blew through the canyon. Crews say it's critical they get these lines restored.

It brings power from the mid-Columbia over to our customers in the Puget Sound area, said Brian Lenz, Puget Sound Energy

Wind, dust and a very real fire danger hang over their work.

There are pockets of unburned material in the footprint of this fire that are still threatened by this fire so we just have to make sure we keep an eye out for those, said Lenz.

Around the community there are messages of support from residents who say they see how hard everyone is working to protect their homes and put out the flames.

It s amazing, it really is, I'm proud of the firefighters and all of them, said Linda Minerich, Hidden Valley resident.

PSE crews hope to have all their transmission lines up and running by the end of the week.

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