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Grass fire-UPDATE-8:30 a.m. Friday



WSDOT issued the following statement at 4:08 a.m. Friday morning:

Cleared: Fire US 97 northbound. Grass fires on US 97 near the SR 14 junction has SR14 closed from milepost 101 to milepost 106, east of Linden's Pit. Traffic is being alternated through one way using pilot cars Use alternate routes and if possible avoid the area until further notice.

Earlier Thursday night WSDOT reported that Oregon had been blocking northbound 97 traffic at the Biggs bridge.

Previously: Firefighters report two different locations at which fireworks have been set off in the vicinity of the fire.


WSDOT is now starting a pilot car to take traffic from Rt 97 at Rt 14 to Centerville Highway. It...

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