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Brush fire burning in Northeast Tacoma

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on Sep. 13, 2012 at 1:38 pm with No Comments »
September 13, 2012 6:30 pm

Update, 3:32 p.m.: Crews found brush and a large pile of debris, containing tires and other car parts, on fire when they arrived, according to Tacoma Fire.

2:15 p.m.: Tacoma Fire says that the fire has been contained, and no structures were involved.

First post: Firefighters are trying to contain a “pretty good sized” brush fire in Northeast Tacoma, Battalion Chief Dave McRoberts said.

The blaze was reported about 12:40 p.m. in the 5300 block of 12th Street NE. Six engines responded and crews are using a water tender and aircraft to dump water and foam on the flames.

It’s unknown what sparked the fire. No injuries have been reported.

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