Update- Finley Area Fires

Firefighters are keeping a close eye on a fire near Finley.

Officials believe sparks from a train ignited the blaze yesterday.

Some heavy machinery near a fertilizer plant burned.

The were no reports of injuries in the fire.

Original Story-

Firefighters battle a series of wildfires in the Finley this evening.

The largest of the fires has burned up to the Tessenderlo Kerley plant and has burned a piece of earth moving equipment behind the plant.

At about 8 PM, four separate fires could be seen burning in the Finley area.

Heavy smoke from the fires blew east over the Columbia River and traveled for miles into Walla Walla County.

Officials say there is no need for evacuations at this time and Highway 397 is open in both directions.