Brush fire smolders in Tulalip

TULALIP — A brush fire continued to smolder this morning on nearly an acre of steep, heavily wooded cliffs near Spee-bi-dah on the Tulalip Indian Reservation, officials said.

The blaze broke out about 9 p.m. Wednesday, said Steven Jennison, fire district manager for the state Department of Natural Resources.

No homes are threatened and no injuries have been reported.

The fire is on difficult-to-access land along the waterfront, Jennison said. Crews were cutting a fire line around the burn and planned to set up sprinklers to keep the fire from starting up again.

“We will keep working on it until it’s out,” he said.

Tulalip tribal police are investigating the cause of the fire.

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