Brush fire burning near Palouse Highway and Regal

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on July 15, 2013 at 6:02 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jul 16 at 7:42 AM

SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. -- Firefighters are battling a brush fire near Palouse Highway and Regal Street in South Spokane. A crew from Fire District 8 responded.

The fire burned 3/10 of an acre according to fire officials. Crews arrived to find 1/3 of an acre burning and flames climbing a tree.

Several nearby construction workers were on the scene digging a fire line around the fire before the fire department arrived. 

Fire crews said that they got the flames under control quickly.

Officials said the cause of the fire is unknown. The fire was only confined to the vegetation in the lot and no one was injured.

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