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Fire crews mop up brush fire in West Valley

Photo: Mark Griffith

WEST VALLEY, Wash. -- Firefighters were still mopping up the scene of a brush fire Monday morning that burned about 90 acres and threatened several homes in West Valley.

According to the West Valley Fire District the fire began at about 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon just off of Cottonwood Canyon Road.

The fire started when a controlled burn got out of control after winds picked up in the area.

Fire crews from around Yakima County responded to fight the fire, including two heli-tac crews and a dozer from Yakima County Fire District 5.

West Valley Fire says no buildings were destroyed and there have been no injuries.

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