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Drunk Guy Lighting Fireworks Sparks Blaze Southwest of Kennewick
You wonder sometimes what motivates people to do what they do...
Benton County Sheriff's arrested an intoxicated man after responding to the intersection of Locust Grove and C Williams Roads early Tuesday morning.
Around 1:47am, they responded to a report of a brush fire, the location about 4 mil…
Growing Wildfire Causes Evacuation of Vantage, Closes I-90
With fire smoke and haze causing difficult visibilty and flames close to the road, Interstate 90 near Vantage has been closed, at least as of 9am Tuesday.
The Kittitas County Sheriff reports the Ryegrass Coulee fire continues to grow, and evacuations are in place for some areas...
Flaming Tumbleweeds From Fire Torch Vehicles in Richland
Flaming tumbleweeds are said to be the cause of numerous vehicles being burned or damaged Sunday afternoon in Richland.
According to officials around 11:30am a spark from a passing train may have triggered a fire which broke out near Stevens and Saint Streets in Richland...
Tossed Cigarette Triggers Columbia Park Fire
Kennewick fire crews responded to Columbia Park just off the Edison exit Sunday evening, after drivers called in a brush fire torching the side of the freeway embankment.
From the position and origin of the fire crews believed it was started by a passing vehicle, either a spark or the driver tossed o…
Pasco OK’s Fireworks and Ends Up With 20 Fires!
So how do Pasco city officials feel about the partial lift on the fireworks ban? Crews in Pasco responded to 11 grass fires, 4 structure fires and 5 miscellaneous fires on the 4th.  I think city officials are still good with their decision because it looks like all the fires were started by "il…
Big Fire Near Sacajawea Park Another Sign of Fire Season
With fire danger very high, it doesn't take much to set off a blaze.
Thursday, Pasco fire crews and other units responded to a brush fire at Road 40 East and Sacajawea Park Road. The fire was spotted by some patrol units and fire crews were able to get it under control before it threatened anyon…
Mom, Child Narrowly Escape Kennewick House Fire
Kennewick fire officials say a house badly damaged by fire and smoke Tuesday morning likely had the blaze trigger in the kitchen area.
They didn't offer specifics but said  the call came in around 7:05am, and the home was located at 15th and Fir...
Vehicle Fires Lead to Discovery of Stolen Family U-Haul and Truck
Around 2am Tuesday morning, Benton County Deputies and fire units responded to a pair of vehicles on fire at Webber Canyon and Hensen Road. Both were fully engulfed when officials arrived.
One of the vehicles was that U-Haul van that was reported stolen out of Kennewick June 17th, the other an older …

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