Brush fire north of Mead knocked down - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Brush fire north of Mead knocked down

SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Fire crews are mopping up a brush fire that was burning in the area of N. Bear Creek Ln. just north northwest of the Mead airport. 

The small fire only burned about two or three acres of brush, but is just one of several wildfires that have popped up today.  There were also several homes in the area of the fire so fire crews acted quickly to get the fire out before any of them could be threatened.

Fire officials suspect the fire was started by fireworks.

Fire Danger is high for the entire region with humidity levels dropping as low as 7%.  The driest areas are the east slopes of the Cascades and the upper Columbia Basin.

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