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Brush fire off I-90 near Geiger exit 20% contained

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My husband driving by this fire around the Geiger exit

Posted by Elise Sletager on Tuesday, July 21, 2015
A brush fire near the Geiger exit Tuesday afternoon. A brush fire near the Geiger exit Tuesday afternoon.
Brush fire burning near Geiger exit Tuesday Brush fire burning near Geiger exit Tuesday
Photo of fire from KHQ's Ryan Overton Photo of fire from KHQ's Ryan Overton
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Firefighters with the Washington State Department of Natural Resources say the fire burning near the Geiger exit of westbound I-90 is 20% contained as of 3:00 p.m. Tuesday. 

DNR says the fire has already burned 8.5 acres. 

The fire started around 12:30 p.m. on land leased out for farming. The winter wheat harvest had just been completed on Monday. No evacuations have been issued. 

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