Traffic slowed down on Highway 240 Saturday in Kennewick due to a brush fire.
According to the Kennewick Fire Department, they received the first call about this fire at 6:45 P.M.
The fire took place on the south side of the highway between the exits for Edison Street and Columbia Center Boulevard.
Firefighters say it burned about a third of an acre.
KFD, Benton County Fire District #1 and the Washington State Patrol responded to the scene.
Firefighters contained the flames in 20 minutes, but stayed on scene until 9:30 P.M. to mop it up.