Badger Lake fire grows
Last updated 8/18/2020 at 11:12am
CHENEY – A series of small wildfires has grown into a 200-acre-plus blaze near Badger Lake about 15 miles south of Cheney.
The four fires began around 5:04 p.m. Sunday evening under hot, dry conditions, and are burning in grassy areas dotted with stands of ponderosa pine. According to the state Department of Natural Resources, one was six acres and threatening structures, another was eight acres, the third was between 1-2 acres while the progress of the fourth had been stopped Sunday evening.
According to a news release from the Washington State Patrol, about 50-70 homes are threatened. I...