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Waste Management Building on fire in Kennewick

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KENNEWICK, Wash.-- Waste Management Building on fire. A fire started earlier this evening around 5:00 p.m. at the Waste Management building in Kennewick. As of right now firefighters have not gained control of the fire.

They are working to secure the building so it is safe for firefighters to gain access to the fire. Firefighters have not determined the cause of the fire yet. Damage of the building is not yet know.

Several different fire departments are on scene right now including Kennewick, Benton County, Pasco and Richland fire departments. Firefighters say it is a hot fire, and it will take a few hours to gain control of the fire in the building.

So far no injuries have been reported. Firefighters are warning for people to use extreme caution along the building, due to incoming lightning storms in the area.

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