Firefighters battle fire east of Walla Walla

A fast-moving fire is burning through standing wheat, wheat stubble and grass east of Walla Walla, sending up smoke that can be seen for miles.

Firefighters from multiple agencies are on scene near U.S. 12 and Spring Creek Road.

While some crews are battling the fire, others are being assigned to protect neighboring structures.

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