Over 1,000 bins burning near Wapato

Photo: Yakima County Fire District #5
Photo: Yakima County Fire District #5

WAPATO, Wash. – Yakima County Fire District #5 is currently battling a large bin pile fire near Wapato.

According to the agency, over 1,000 bins are burning near Lateral 1 Road and Highway 97.

Crews are asking that you avoid the area to give crews room to work.

Crews are currently engaged with a large bin pile fire in the area of Lateral 1 and HWY 97. Please give our crews…

Posted by Yakima County Fire District #5 on Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Crews are still working on extinguishing the bin pile fire near Wapato. Personnel are working with the property owner to remove the unburned bins so that we can fully extinguish the pile.

Posted by Yakima County Fire District #5 on Tuesday, February 11, 2020