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Crews battling Henry Road fire near Liberty Lake

By Rob Kauder, Internet Content Manager, robk@kxly.com
Published On: Aug 06 2014 09:39:14 AM CDT
Updated On: Jul 15 2014 08:16:13 PM CDT

Spokane County Fire District 8 is fighting a wildfire in brush and timber near Liberty Lake. KXLY4's John Hendricks reports.

LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. -

Spokane County Fire District 8 is fighting a wildfire in brush and timber near Liberty Lake.

The fire is reportedly between 10 and 15 acres in size as of 4 p.m.

Fire District #8 has nine crews on the fire, with a helicopter assisting them. Firefighters are being hampered by the fact that it's a 40 minute hike to where the fire is.

No homes are threatened. No injuries have been reported, except for a firefighter who was stung by a bee.

A Spokane County Incident Management Team has been called in to help coordinate the firefighting effort.

There was quite a bit of lightning in the area Monday night, but fire officials are not saying if that's what caused the fire.

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