Brush Fire Burns Parts Of Hill On SR-509 Near SW 128th

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According to BTB Contributor Jim Branson, a fire burned up part of a hill on the east side of SR-509 Friday afternoon around 3-3:30pm:

North Highline fire crew put out a brush fire beside SR-509, a block or two north of 128th.

Two trucks responded, and the fire seemed to be out when I drove by and took the pictures at 3:55.

Winds were from the northwest at the time, about 9 mph.

The picture is looking east.

The burn pattern seems to fit the scenario of someone pitching a cigarette beside the road, and the flames spread uphill and toward the southeast, pushed by the wind, spreading out up the hill.

A small outbuilding may also have been burned partially.

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One Response to “Brush Fire Burns Parts Of Hill On SR-509 Near SW 128th”
  1. jonny says:

    It seems there was another one yesterday – 6/4, this time it was in between the Roxbury and 5th Ave S/Glendale Exits.

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