Benton County firefighters extinguish brush fire along I-82

BENTON COUNTY, Wash. - Benton County firefighters extinguished a brush fire that grew to about a quarter acre on Thursday morning.

The fire broke out along I-82 eastbound near milepost 99.2 around 10 a.m.

According to Benton County Duty Chief Scott Hawley, a lack of winds helped the situation, and the first arriving truck was able to knock out the flames.

The exact cause of the fire is unknown.

There were no injuries.

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