A helicopter uses a bucket to drop water on the Milepost 22 wildfire June 21 near Vantage. Another fire, the Ryegrass Coulee fire, was reported Monday night. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

A helicopter uses a bucket to drop water on the Milepost 22 wildfire June 21 near Vantage. Another fire, the Ryegrass Coulee fire, was reported Monday night. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Wildfire near Vantage forces evacuations, closes I-90

A brush fire which scorched 1,000 acres of Eastern Kittitas County overnight.

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