Brush fire burns near homes in Covington area
KING COUNTY, Wash. -- Firefighters and homeowners with garden hoses fought back a brush fire Sunday that burned within 15 to 20 feet of homes near Covington and closed a portion of westbound SR 18. Firefighters responded at about 2:45 p.m. to an area near 188th Avenue Southeast and Southeast Wax Road, according to Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority.