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Three brush fires knocked down in Spokane Valley

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A brush fire is burning at E 44th Ave and S. Bates Road. A brush fire is burning at E 44th Ave and S. Bates Road.
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Update: The Spokane Valley Fire Department and firefighters from Spokane County Fire District #8 knocked down three small brush fires Monday afternoon in the area of 44th Ave. and S. Bates Road. 

Firefighters said the largest fire was about 2.6 acres. 

Investigators are trying to determine a cause. 

Previous coverage: 

Spokane Valley Fire Department is responding to a brush fire at 44th Ave. and S. Bates Road. The fire is a joint response between Spokane Valley Fire and Spokane County Fire District 8.

The fire broke out around 2:30 p.m. Monday. Spokane Valley Fire has trucks on the scene now. KHQ's Patrick Erickson is on the scene right now.

A spokesperson for the Spokane Valley Fire Department says they are unsure how big the fire is or if any homes are threatened, but that the area is mostly undeveloped and firefighters are battling flames in a wild land area. Spokane Valley Fire Department, Spokane County Fire and Department of Natural Resources are all responding.

This story is developing. We will have more info as we receive it. 

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