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Crews fight brush fire in Stevens County

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STEVENS COUNTY, Wash. -

Firefighters with Stevens County Fire District 1 and several other crews fought a brush fire from the air and the ground Monday evening.

The fire broke out in the area of James Street Way and Highway 291 around 4:30 p.m. Stevens County fire crews report the James Road fire grew to about eight and a half acres before it was under control. Fire lines have been dug around the fire and they don't expect the fire to advance anymore.

Several houses were threatened in the area, but none burned. Stevens County used their Hyper Alert service to make those in the area aware of danger.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation and crews will remain on the scene Monday night to monitor the fire and watch for flare ups.  

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