Fire burns in canyon outside Wallula
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
WALLULA, Wash. (AP) -- Fire crews are working to contain a wildfire that has burned on more than 15 square miles of land in southwestern Walla Walla County near Wallula.
No structures have been threatened and no injuries have been reported.
Fire spokesman Tom Reilly says the 10,000-acre fire is about 60 percent contained. The blaze is burning in sagebrush and Conservation Reserve Program lands.
The fire started Sunday afternoon, and the cause is under investigation. State firefighting resources were mobilized on Monday.
Information from: Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, http://www.union-bulletin.com