At least 5 fires slow traffic on westbound I-90 - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

At least 5 fires slow traffic on westbound I-90

SPOKANE, Wash. - Westbound I-90 near the Highway 195 Interchange is completely reopen following at least five fires broke out alongside the interstate Friday afternoon.

The Washington State Patrol says some of the fires merged together to form larger fires - the largest burned near the Garden Springs exit.

A concrete wall acted as a barrier keeping the flames from reaching nearby trees.

Police say the fires appear to be suspicious.

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