Wildfire near Cle Elum slowing trip on I-ninety

A truck that caught fireplace sparked a wildfire alongside I-ninety west of Cle Elum. The fire all started shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday and promptly unfold to eight acres.

The Washington department of herbal elements (DNR) experiences the hearth become mostly contained as of eight:30 p.m. Crews will dwell on the scene in a single day to video display scorching spots.

Washington State Patrol Trooper Brian Moore says traffic alongside I-90 should still return to normal by way of Monday morning.

Video shared by way of Jodie Van Diest suggests flames spreading rapidly in dry woodland next to the interstate.

DNR fought the fire from the ground and air, noting the lower Cle Elum River fireplace is certainly one of 14 throughout Washington state that required an airdrop of water.

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