WALLA WALLA, Wash. – A wheat fire broke out today on Lower Waitsburg Road in Walla Walla County, Washington.
Fire assets from Walla Walla County Fire District #8 initially responded but the incident was quickly escalated to a 3-alarm fire.
Additional resources from Walla Walla County Fire Districts 2, 4, 7 and Cities of Walla Walla and College Place were also deployed on the fire line.
The fire was quickly brought under control and put out. Firefighters were successful in limiting the damage to 100 acres being destroyed.
Due to the dry conditions and heavy fire fuels – this could have been way worse but it was stopped just in time.
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