A brush fire broke out at 2000 hours this evening in the Upper Goose Lake area in the Columbia National Wildlife Refuge tonight.  It is located approximately 15 miles of Moses Lake, Washington.

It is said to be 300 acres in size.  Brush and sage have been reported as the fire fuels but other #sm sources have brush and timber are also involved.

No evacuations have been ordered and no structures are being threatened at this time.

There are about 20 engines, 2 helicopters on scene from the Local, State and Federal Fire Agencies.  The fire is 50% contained.

An updated news release from the Grant County Sheriff’s Office be shared at an unknown time Friday morning.

We will provide more information as it is received.

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