The wildfire that burned more than 20,000 acres in Walla Walla County is contained after crews battled the blaze through the night.
Fire crews were patrolling the area Thursday checking for hot spots and cleaning up, officials said. Firefighters will watch the area to make sure the fire doesn’t start back up.
Some abandoned structures were destroyed, along with nine power poles, officials said. The owner of the structures told officials they had no value.
No injuries were reported and fire officials are working to determine how the fire started.
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The fire sparked early Wednesday near Lower Monumental Road and quickly spread. It burned 5,000 acres by late morning and moved northeast.
Officials estimate a total of 20,500 acres were burned.
Crews from Walla Walla, College Place, Columbia County, Franklin County and Benton County helped fight the fire.