Wildfire burns about 15 acres along Highway 395 in Franklin County

Franklin County Fire

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Wash. — Firefighters responded to a wildfire off Highway 395 south of Eltopia Thursday morning.

The fire started just west of Highway 395 near Elm Road around 10:20 a.m. and burned approximately 15 acres before crews got it under control, according to Franklin County Fire District 3.

Multiple Franklin County fire districts worked together to contain the flames along with the US Fish and Wildlife Service and Bureau of Land Management (BLM). No one was injured.

BLM is investigating the cause.

 

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