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TWITPIC: East Pierce Firefighters Contain Brush Fire Near Entrance to Bonney Lake on SR 410

Firefighters with East Pierce tweeted a photo of cleanup after a brush fire near Elhi Hill in Bonney Lake.

Thursday rush hour traffic was backed up after a brush fire occured on the right side of eastbound SR 410, halfway up Ehli Hill in Bonney Lake.

East Pierce Fire and Rescue workers tweeted the incident and around 5 p.m. Thursday:

East Pierce Firefighters are cleaning up after a brush fire on the right side of EB SR 410 half way up Ehli Hill in Bonney Lake. One lane is blocked by our equipment and traffic is unfortunately backed up into Sumner. Use an alternate route if possible. No known cause, but likely discarded smoking materials.

Lauren Padgett (Editor) September 21, 2012 at 12:47 AM
Readers on our Facebook page report that traffic is backed up to the Valley exit.
Stacy September 21, 2012 at 06:05 AM
Wowzers. It hasn't rained in over forty days...hello people!!! Extinguish your smokes. Too bad for the vehicles that emit sparks...our environment is a bit of a tinderbox right now...LOVE the EPF for being on it and protecting us all!

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