As of Sunday, June 24, 2018
KENNEWICK A wildfire burning in grass and brush in rural Benton County has grown to more than 750 acres.
As a result, Benton County Fire District No. 1 Chief Lonnie Click has requested state assistance for the Easterday Fire.
The blaze was reported at 7:45 a.m. Friday about 16 miles south of Kennewick.
Officials said it is threatening crops and railroad infrastructure.
The cause of the blaze is under investigation and no evacuations have been ordered.