Incident Summary

At approximately 1045 hours this morning,  a brush fire broke out in Benton County, Washington.


The fire is said to be South of Kennewick in the affected area of US 395 and the Canyon Lake Development.

Credit: Benton County Fire District 1 PIO Devin Helland

It is also located behind one of  Washington State Patrol’s Offices at 143302 East Law Lane in Kennewick.

Fire Status

As of 1245 hours. Fire crews were in mop-up operations and working on hot spots in the black.  Will be on-scene for a few more hours.

Fire Command is calling this incident, “The State Patrol Fire”.

The size of the fire has reached 1,000 acres with a 100% containment status.


The following Agencies assigned to this incident are:

  • Kennewick FD
  • Kennewick PD
  • Pasco Fire
  • Benton Co. Fire District 1
  • Benton Co. Fire District 2
  • Franklin Co. 3
  • Washington State Patrol


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