One eastbound lane of I-90 reopened after fire near Vantage - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

One eastbound lane of I-90 reopened after fire near Vantage

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VANTAGE, Wash. -

Update: As of 6:30 p.m., Washington State Patrol has opened one lane of eastbound I-90 has reopened near Vantage. The westbound lanes remain closed Sunday evening. Department of Transportation and WSP were working to open one westbound lane.

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The Washington Department of Transportation says Interstate 90 has been shut down in both directions because of a fire burning near Vantage Sunday evening.

Trooper Brian Moore with Washington State Patrol says I-90 is closed in Kittitas at exit 115 and George at exit 149. 

Trooper Moore reported Sunday that smoke from the fire burning near Vantage in Kittitas County was affecting visibility on the highway.

The size of the fire and cause were not known Sunday night. As we get more information we will update this story.

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