Fire East of Ellensburg torches 158 Acres

Fire East of Ellensburg torches 158 Acres

We’re learning new information about a wildfire that was burning East of Ellensburg.

158 acres were burned last night, we still don’t know how it was started, but the Department of Natural Resources has ruled out a natural, or accidental cause.

Since destruction was minimal there will be no further investigation.

The area that burned was mostly brush, but the department of resources said were was about two to three thousand dollars of property damage because of burned fences and posts.

Two helicopters were helping battle the fire to keep it from spreading.