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Crews fight brush fire south of Long Lake in Lincoln County

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The scene of a brush fire south of Long Lake Saturday. The scene of a brush fire south of Long Lake Saturday.
LINCOLN COUNTY, Wash. -

Firefighters are working to put out a brush fire in Lincoln County Saturday afternoon with multiple agencies on scene including air support from a Fire Boss plane and a helicopter.

Crews say the 25-acre brush fire south of Long Lake was initially wind driven. The Department of Natural Resources reports the fire is not growing Saturday afternoon. They say three structures were threatened when the fire first broke out, but are not in any danger now.

Avista crews shut down a nearby substation for the safety of the firefighters,

Firefighters were getting a good handle on the fire Saturday evening

The cause of the brush fire is still under investigation. 

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