UPDATE: The Fire in the Canyon is contained and Bureau of Land Management is still on scene mopping up hot spots. All evacuations have been lifted, and SR-821 is open. 

UPDATE (12:35 PM): Homes East of State Route 821, West of Interstate 82, and north of Selah Creek are under Level 3 GO NOW evacuations due to a fire burning in the Yakima Canyon.

UPDATE (12:28 PM): Washington Department of Transportation confirms that State Route 821 from mile post 2 to 25. There is no estimated time the road will reopen. 

SELAH, WA - The Selah Fire Department confirms there is a brush fire along the Yakima Canyon State Route 821 in between Yakima and Ellensburg.

Selah fire, KVFR, DNT and Yakima training center are on scene of a 15-20 acre brush fire in the Yakima river canyon.

Level 3 Evacuations 10 miles all directions.

SR-821 is currently shut down. Please avoid the area.

This is a developing story, which means information could change. We are working to report timely and accurate information as we get it.