Yakima River Canyon Fire Closes SR 821
A fire burning mostly grass in the Yakima River Canyon continues to keep firefighters busy. Late last night the fire was estimated at 900 acres. The fire started Tuesday afternoon and closed SR 821 in both directions. Firefighters, aircraft and engines were busy all day Tuesday and into Tuesday night. The fire was initially reported at 400 acres. No word on how the fire started. No injuries have been reported and no homes are threatened by the fire.