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Crews battling fire near the River Bluff Ranch community in Mead

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MEAD, Wash. -

Update 7:30 p.m.: Crews battling the Lookout Mountain fire that burned about 25 acres in the Mead area Sunday afternoon are getting a handle on the fire Sunday night. There is no word on official containment numbers yet, but firefighters in the area don't anticipate an active fire as the sun sets on Sunday.

Crews will remain on the scene to monitor the fire and put out any hot spots or flair ups overnight

Update 6:30 p.m.: The Department of Natural Resources reports the Lookout Mountain fire has burned an estimated 25 acres as of Sunday evening. Crews are still working to contain the blaze that broke out around 4 p.m. The cause of the fire is still unknown.

Previous coverage:

Fire crews with Spokane County Fire District 4 and the Department of Natural Resources are working together to contain a fire burning in the River Bluff Ranch community in Mead Sunday evening.

The fire, burning on Lookout Mountain Lane, broke out around 4 p.m. The Department of Natural Resources reports the fire is between 7 and 10 acres as of 5 p.m.

Crews are battling the blaze from the air and the ground, using FireBoss planes to drop water on the fire. There is no word yet on whether any homes in the area are threatened. No evacuation orders have been issued.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation 

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