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By John Dowd 

Brush fire gets away, burns tree

 

April 23, 2020

John Dowd

THE WIND CARRIES SMOKE from a burning tree that caught fire when a brush fire on Eddy Flats got away from the property owner. Crews contained the blaze and no one was injured.

A small brush fire damaged a power pole along the railroad tracks at Eddy Flats east of Thompson Falls on Tuesday. Jonathan Haun said he was burning brush on his family's property when the fire got away from him.

Wind gusts carried embers into the trees and bushes near where Haun was burning, he...



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