Evacuations lifted for people living near Wagner Road Fire

SPOKANE, Wash. — Evacuations have been lifted for people living near the Wagner Road Fire in Whitman County.

The fire started Thursday evening and originally prompted level 3 evacuations.

State fire assistance has been mobilized to help contain the fire and crews are using water from Rock Lake to help in the firefight.

This fire is estimated to have burned 6.25 square miles of cropland and rangeland. The area is mostly rural farmland so most people affected are helping fight the fire and are still in the area.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.