Brush fire near Manson burned just over five acres


A brush fire burned just over five acres near Manson Friday night. They believe a transformer started the fire around 10 p.m. in the two-thousand block of Wapato Lake Road. Strong winds quickly spread the fire until firefighters from the Manson Volunteer Fire Department arrived. Later, crews from several other fire departments arrived to assist Manson’s volunteer team. There were no injuries or structures burned.