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Small Fire in West Richland Burns 3 Acres

WEST RICHLAND, Wash. - A number of homeowners in West Richland got a scare when flames got close to their property off Mount Adams Drive.

Firefighters from Benton County responded to a wildfire that burned about three acres of land. 

Crews were at the scene for a few hours Sunday afternoon.  Authorities said fire mixed with dry and hot conditions make for a terrible combination.

The cause is now under investigation, but neighbors said they heard fireworks going off before the fire started.

No was hurt and no structures were damaged.

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