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UPDATE: Large Brush Fire off Goodman Rd. in Union Gap Under Control

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UNION GAP, Wash.--Fire crews in Yakima County are working to put out the remaining hot spots from a large brush fire in Union Gap.
 
The Union Gap Fire Chief said the blaze along the 3000 Block of Goodman Road started shortly before 2 p.m. Monday and is about 75 percent contained at this time.
 
Several homes were threatened, but firefighters were able to quickly protect the structures and crews said no property was damaged.
 
A nearby resident we spoke with said the fire was getting a little too close for comfort.
 
"If it came this way with the wind there would have been so many like houses in panic and everything," said Morgan Schilling.
 
More than 50 firefighters responded to the brush fire. The fire chief said the blaze took several hours to get under control.    
 
The chief believes the fire started by someone dropping a match.

 

UNION GAP, Wash. - Multiple fire departments are working to put out a large brush fire along Goodman Rd. in Union Gap. We have a reporter at the scene and we will bring you more information as we get it.

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