Conrad Fire in Naches has scorched more than 5,300 acres
NACHES, Wash. - Fire experts say a wildfire in Naches has now burned more than 5,300 acres.
The Conrad Fire is 20 percent contained as of Tuesday morning. Incident Management spokesperson Ben Shearer said crews are working hard to get rid of any spots.
Naches Wenas Road at Clemans and the Old Naches Highway is closed, according to the Southeast Washington Interagency Incident Management Team.
Homes in the area are currently on alert to evacuate, as well as homes in the area of Conrad and Suzanna Drive.
Shearer said crews hope to have the fire 85 percent contained by Tuesday night.