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Wildfires threaten Cheney area in 2018


Last updated 1/4/2019 at 11:21pm

While most Cheney residents were dealing with water restrictions on their lawns, others and several West Plains residents were battling with the opposite element – fire.

Specifically wildfires, four of which sprang up around Cheney and Four Lakes – three starting along Interstate 90.

The first of these was a series of small fires that sprang up between the Medical Lake/State Route 902 and Cheney/Four Lakes/State Route 904 exits late in the morning of May 30. Spokane County Fire District 3 crews were quickly on hand to limit the fires to square feet rather than acres.

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