(Updated 12:45 p.m.) Valley Firefighters Battle Big Wildfire In Selah
Firefighters in Selah say Tuesday's fire near the Yakima Training Center was accidental. Someone lost control of a controlled burn. Deputy Fire Chief Jim Lange says 14 vehicles and one motorcycle were lost but no structures burned and no injuries were reported.
A more than 300 acre wildfire is keeping firefighters busy near the Yakima Training Center in the Selah area Tuesday. Authorities say the fire was reported at about 1:30 p.m. near Lucas Road. Numerous fire departments and a helicopter from the training center have been battling the blaze. The cause remains under investigation. No injuries have been reported and though some homes were threatened there's no reports of any structure fires. And firefighters say fire isn't related to a truck fire reported earlier in the day near the Selah Creek Rest Area.