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Fire Near Prosser Still Under Investigation

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Rob Johnson Rob Johnson
NEAR PROSSER, WA -  Firefighters still aren't sure what sparked a fire near Prosser Tuesday. 

The fire near the Gibbon Road exit off of Interstate 82 burned 2,200 acres and was contained by 4:00 a.m. Wednesday.

Prosser Fire District 3* say that when they arrived to the fire, the flames were only about three acres. They say the fire grew quickly and dozens of more firefighters were called out. In total, 86 firefighters responded from 11 different departments.

One firefighter was checked out at a local hospital for possible smoke inhalation. No strucutres were destroyed, but some animal habitats were burned over.