UPDATE: Lightning fire at Hanford Site burned 9,000 acres
UPDATE (10:30 p.m. Sunday) — A new estimate from MSA puts the contained fire at 9,000 acres.
UPDATE (8:15 p.m. Sunday) — The vegetation fire at the Hanford Site has been contained, according to Patrick Conrad with Mission Support Alliance.
HANFORD SITE, Wash. — A wildfire started by lightning on Saturday night burned approximately 2,000 acres on Sunday.
Mission Support Alliance Communications and External Affairs personnel Patrick Conrad tells KAPP-KVEW the fire is not threatening any structures at this time.
The fire is stretching around 4 square miles. Multiple agencies are working together near Gable Mountain to contain the fire. Agencies from Benton County, Franklin County, Walla Walla County. A dozer and at least 7 engines are currently assisting.
— Neil Fischer (@NeilFischerTV) June 1, 2020