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Brush fire burning near Shelton snarls traffic, sends up large smoke plume

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Mason County fire 2
Mason County Fire

Tweet from Mason County PUD 3

SHELTON, Wash – A brush fire burning near Shelton is sending smoke high into the sky and stopping traffic up and down State Route 3.

Mason County Sheriff’s Department said the highway was down to one lane of traffic near Dear Creek and the backup was long.

Firefighters are on scene trying to get control of the fire.

No word on how the fire started.

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