Naches brush fire near Yakima destroys 2 homes, damages 2 others

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(Photo courtesy of KNDU-TV/Yakima)

(Photo courtesy of KNDU-TV/Yakima)

YAKIMA, Wash. — A brush fire in the Naches area consumed 75 acres,  burned down two homes and two recreational vehicles, and damaged two other homes, the Yakima Sheriff’s Office said Monday.

A line has been established around the blaze and firefighters were knocking down hotspots Monday afternoon, the sheriff’s office said.

The cause of the fire has yet to be determined, but firefighters suspect it might have been started by a resident burning weeds, the office said.

 

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