Crews battle 7 acre brushfire in Northwest Spokane

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on August 7, 2012 at 5:00 PM

Updated Sunday, Nov 24 at 1:44 PM

SPOKANE—A brush fire in Northwest Spokane kept firefighters busy Tuesday afternoon.

Flames raced through seven acres of brush in the area of Four Mound and Ritchey.

The fire broke out around 2:30 p.m. No homes were threatened.

A plane from Omak was brought in to drop retardant on the flames.

Approximately 40 firefighters from local fire districts and the Department of Natural Resources were on the ground fighting the flames.

Firefighters had a line around the fire by about 4:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Some firefighters stayed on scene to put out hot spots.

No word on what caused the fire. 

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