Firefighters battle flames next to Highway 240 in Kennewick

  • Source: KEPR-TV CBS 19
  • Published: 10/01/2017 11:24 AM

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.



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