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By Roger Harnack
Franklin Connection 

Wildfire prompts closure of U.S. Highway 395


Last updated 8/12/2022 at 11:38am

PAHA — U.S. Highway 395 is closed to traffic due to a wildfire in the Milepost 70 area of Adams County.

The highway is closed from Cunningham Road, near Milepost 70, to Paha Packard Road, near Milepost 88, according to the state Department of Transportation.

Near Lind, state Highway 21 is also closed from the highway to the town, officials said.

There is not currently a detour available and motorists are asked to find alternate routes before reaching the wildfire area.

The highway was closed to traffic at 12:53 p.m. and will remain shuttered until further notice, officials said.

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Roger Harnack, Publisher

Roger Harnack is the co-owner/publisher of Free Press Publishing. Having grown up Benton City, Roger is an award-winning journalist, photographer, editor and publisher. He's one of only two editorial/commentary writers from Washington state to ever receive the international Golden Quill. Roger is dedicated to the preservation of local media, and the voice it retains for Eastern Washington.

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