Wautoma Fire Completely Contained - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

Wautoma Fire Completely Contained

HANFORD, Wash. -- The Wautoma fire is 100% contained. Currently crews are monitoring hot spots. Control over the fire will be passed from the Central Washington Incident Management Team back to local firefighters Sunday at noon.

300 firefighters were brought in from all over the Northwest when the fire started on Thursday. It consumed 67,000 acres over three days, including land on the Hanford nuclear site.