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Fire closes US 2 east of Wilbur

The Washington State Patrol is advising that US 2 is now closed due to a fire in the area 18 miles east of Wilbur from MP 238 to Mp 243 as of 2 p.m.

Expected time to reopen is unknown.

Also, the Washington State Dept. of Transporation says several other roadways are closed due to bad visibility from smoke and or dust:

▪️ I-90 Grant County line to Ritzville

▪️ US 395 Ritzville to SR 26

▪️ US 2 from SR 172 to SR 17

▪️ SR 172

▪️ SR 17

Other closures could come with little warning. Please be prepared.

Windy and gusting conditions are expected to


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