KITTITAS COUNTY, Wash. – A brush fire broke out eastbound on I-82 on milepost 14 on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, around 2017 hours PDT.

Resources from the Kittitas Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched along with assistance from Washington State Patrol (and PIO Trooper Brian Moore).  The fire was said to be moving away from the highway and into the scrub.

Fire Officials stated the fire has been knocked down and there is approximately two hours of mopping up.

A cause is unknown at this time.

No reports of injuries to civilians or firefighters/law enforcement .

(c) NW Fire Blog – Updated @ 2110 hours PDT