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When Brush Fire and Dust Devil Meet! See Remarkable Video
Franklin County Fire District 3 posted this video July 24th on their Facebook page, when they responded to a natural cover fire near Ice Harbor Road and Jessica road.
No one was injured and no property damage reported, although it did consume between 80-90 acres...
How Dry Is It? Big Brush Fire Started by Hot Combine Ball Bearing
From Saturday afternoon through Sunday morning, a number of fire crews from Benton County, even Walla Walla and College Place, battled a 500 acre brush fire that torched ground near Locust Grove Road south of Kennewick.
Now, according to Benton County Fire District 1 officials, they found the cause. …
Fire Takes out Power, Forces Evacuations Near Desert Aire, Mattawa
According to fire officials no homes have been lost in a large fire that broke out Thursday near Desert Aire.
The fire, near Highway 26 which runs up from the Vernita Bridge to Vantage, began just before 2pm. These pictures were taken not long after the fire broke out, and was spreading rapidly...
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…

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