Wildfire in Asotin and Garfield Counties


A widlfire is burning along the Asotin County and Garfield County border.

Crews with Asotin County Fire District One were first called to the area of Peola Road and Knotgrass Road at about 3:45 p.m. Wednesday.

They were requested as mutual aid for Garfield County fire crews.

Minutes later, the fire creeped into Asotin County and it is all hands on deck for ACFD1.

In addition, an engine from the Lewiston Fire Department and Wheatland Fire District are also on their way.

The fire is burning in a canyon and it's moving fast.

Offiicals with Asotin County Fire District 1 say standing wheat is threatened.

This story will be updated.

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