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I-90 reopens after 900 acres burn in Grant County
GEORGE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-mile stretch of Interstate 90 in Grant County reopened in both directions Tuesday after being closed during a brush fire Monday. Washington State Patrol troopers tweeted that the roadway reopened at 10 a.m. Tuesday as the fire is 40 percent contained. A spokesman with the Grant County sheriff's office said Tuesday morning that the fire has burned up to 900 acres and did not grow rapidly overnight. Kyle Foreman says hundreds of firefighters are on scene. No new evacuation notices have been issued. About 50 homes were briefly evacuated Monday.