Crews work to contain fire near Spokane airport, warn of lingering smoke

Crews work to contain fire near Spokane airport, warn of lingering smoke

Crews have almost contained a 1-acre fire east of the Spokane airport, but are warning about the remaining smoke visible from I-90.

A tweet from the Washington State Department of Natural Resources says smoke will remain in the area as fire crews continue to mop up the fire’s hot spots.

NEW #WaWILDFIRE – Crews are working to finish containment on the 1-acre #CheathamFire east of the Spokane airport. Smoke should remain visible from I90 as firefighters mop up fire’s hot spots.

— Washington State DNR Wildfire (@waDNR_fire) June 28, 2019

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