KENNEWICK, Wash. - A brush fire quickly spread between the railroad tracks in the field behind Entiat, near Canal Drive in Kennewick Monday night.
Nearby roads were closed down as the wind carried the smoke several blocks through the neighborhood. They were opened a short time later.
Firefighters estimate one forth to one half mile was burned along the tracks. A car, some private property and railroad property was burned but no homes were involved.
The cause of the blaze is under investigation.