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PHOTOS: Blown Tire Sparks Brush Fire In North Spokane

FIRST ON KHQ.COM>>> Late Thursday morning around 11:50 firefighters responded to a brush fire that was started by a blown tire. County fire officials tell us a truck was hauling a trailer with hay southbound on Forker Rd. near Foothills Dr. when it happened. When the tire blew, sparks caught the hay on fire. The hay then blew off the trailer onto the side of the road.

The driver continued on for about 3/4 of a mile dumping burning hay along the road until he noticed what was happening. 

The fire did not move very far off of the road and did not get into any trees.
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