2,500-acre fire in Yakima County forces evacuations

Posted on Tuesday, September 1st, 2020 at 1:29 pm    

SELAH, WA – Firefighters are battling a 2,500-acre fire in Yakima County that spread overnight Monday and is now forcing some evacuations in the area.

The Washington State Fire Marshall said the fire is currently threatening 125 structures, power lines, radio towers and crops, according to KOMO News. On Tuesday morning, Yakima Valley Emergency Management expanded “go now” evacuation orders to include all homes west of Longmire Lane and north of Naches Wenas Road.

Officials are investigating the cause of the fire, which is now eating up timber, grass, and crops in its path. No one has been injured yet in this fire.

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