Update: Fire destroyed wheat and unoccupied house
Highway 174 open following fire closure
Last updated 8/13/2020 at 12:20pm
Update: The road was opened up about 6 p.m. Wednesday night.
An unoccupied house on the west side of SR-174 at the top of the "Wilbur hill" burned down, and many acres of wheat were lost.
Lincoln County Sheriff Wade Magers had praise for firefighters: "Emergency responders from multiple fire agencies, WSP, Coulee Dam, LCSO, DNR, Bureau and NPS responded to a combine/field fire north of Wilbur l...