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Brush Fire South Of Cheney

CHENEY, WA. - The fire burned just west of Bonnie Lake, south of Cheney.  Fire officials said the fire was about 50 acres and burned in grass and timber on mostly flat terrain.  Crews have it knocked down and are on scene building a fire line around the fire.  Crews used bulldozers, an airplane, and helicopter drops to fight the fire.  They were able to pull water from nearby Bonnie Lake.  Crews from the Airway Heights Corrections Center also helped fight the fire.  One homeowner was able to help build a fire line using his own bulldozer.  Fire officials said they were able to attack it using different methods because there were no other fires burning in the area.  Officials said this is the "tip of the iceberg" with the lack of rain and winds picking up, fuels are drying out quickly.  There were no structures burned but initially one home was threatened.

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