WATCH ON GMNW: Fire near Vantage has now burned 7,200 acres. Trips across I-90 should be unaffected.

WATCH ON GMNW: Fire near Vantage has now burned 7,200 acres. Trips across I-90 should be unaffected.

According to the Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office, the Milepost 22 fire near Vantage has now burned 7,200 acres. Crews estimate it’s about 30% contained.

A stretch of Vantage Highway that had been closed has now been reopened. That highway runs parallel to I-90 just to the north. If you’re headed across the state, there are no closures or severe impact to I-90, but you’re likely to see some smoke. Get a full update on the fire right now on Good Morning Northwest.

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