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By Drew Lawson
The Record-Times 

Edwall family loses home to Gray Fire

Farmer, school psychologist affected


Last updated 8/31/2023 at 10:37am

Drew Lawson | The Record-Times

Ashton and Ashley Klein are seen next to their burned home on Lakehurst Drive on Silver Lake. The Kleins, originally of Edwall, lost the home in the Gray Fire Aug. 18.

SILVER LAKE - A couple with Lincoln County school and farming ties lost their Lakehurst Drive home in the Gray Fire in and near Medical Lake Friday, Aug. 18. Ashton and Ashley Klein were among the many who saw their homes and structures burn in the 10,000-plus acre fire that ravaged the south part of Medical Lake that fateful weekend.

Ashley Klein, a school psychologist with the Davenport School District, was in the couple's house with their 2-year-old son Kolter when she received the evacuation notice on her phone.

"I actually drove past the fire coming back from Edwall, but I wasn't wor...

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