October 17, 2012 in Region

Fire burns grain silo near Odessa

Associated Press

ODESSA, Wash. — Fire burned a grain silo Tuesday night near Odessa, about 60 miles west of Spokane.

The silo — about half-filled with grain — was fully involved in flames about 8:30 p.m. when Lincoln County firefighters arrived.

News reports said that more than 40 nearby homes were evacuated for about an hour before the fire was controlled.

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