AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - As of 4:30 on Tuesday morning, the Bluebird Fire was 99% contained. Overnight, there were 25 firefighters fighting the fire.
Now, they are cleaning up the lines. The morning crew will arrive on scene to take over the fight at 7 am.
AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - Firefighters are mopping up a brush fire that burned just north of Airway Heights in the Coulee Hite area Monday.
Currently the fire is about 50 acres, but containment is at about 50% and crews said they don't expect it to get much bigger.
Neighbors say they spotted smoke just before 3:00pm Monday afternoon.
Fire Districts #3, #5, #9, and #10 responded along with the Department of Natural Resources. Hand crews along with bulldozers were able to get a line dug around the fire. There were also 2 helicopters and fixed wing aircraft dropping water. The fire burned sage brush and ponderosa pine trees and was fueled by high winds. The cause at this time is unknown.