Firefighters Investigate Wildfire off Clodfelter Road in Benton County - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

Firefighters Investigate Wildfire off Clodfelter Road in Benton County

BENTON COUNTY, Wash. - Firefighters from all over the Tri-Cities were at the scene of a fire near Clodfelter Road and SR 245.  It took firefighters about three hours to get the fire under control.

Fire officials said flames were up to 30 feet when they arrived on the scene.

It happened just after four o'clock Sunday afternoon.

Firefighters said the fire was fueled by a lot of sage brush.  A total of 10 acres of land burned near the area and smoke could be seen for miles.

The cause is now under investigation.

 

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