Glade Fire burns thousands of acres in Yakima Co.

SPOKANE, Wash.—Fire crews continued to battle a large wildfire near Mabton Monday morning.

According to the State Fire Marshal’s Office, the Glade Fire in Yakama county was burning around 7,000 acres and continues to grow.

Officials said several structures are threatened, and level one evacuations are in place.

Level one evacuations mean people should be ready to evacuate if needed.

Reports said the fire started around 3:20 p.m. Sunday. The cause is still under investigation.

The Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office said help is being brought in from across the state to battle those flames.

 

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