Brush fire threatened homes near Finley

FINLEY, Wash. (AP) - More than 100 firefighters with nearly 30 vehicles stopped a 500-acre brush fire that threatened homes at Finley, southeast of Kennewick.

Jeremy Beck of Benton County Emergency Services told the Tri-City Herald ( the fire threatened 10 to 20 homes Monday afternoon, but no one had to be evacuated.

Fire engines also protected a wheat field and about 100 cows in a field.


Information from: Tri-City Herald,

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Top Stories

  • Hopeful Sign
    710 ESPN Seattle's Danny O'Neil says the Seahawks win Sunday adds hope for rest of season

  • Week In Photos
    This week's heart-stopping photos from around the world
ATTENTION COMMENTERS: We've changed our comments, but want to keep you in the conversation.
Please login below with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing MyNorthwest account holders will need to create a new Disqus account or use one of the social logins provided below. Thank you.
comments powered by Disqus
Sign up for breaking news e-mail alerts from
In the community
Do you know an exceptional citizen who has impacted and inspired others?
KIRO Radio and WSECU would like to recognize six oustanding citizens this year. Nominate them to be recognized and to receive a $2,000 charitable grant.