Hermiston Grass Fire That Spread to Vehicles Under Investigation

A grass fire that burned some vehicles Monday is under investigation. No injuries were reported. (Photo courtesy of UCFD#1)

The cause of a grass fire that burned two vehicles on Monday is under investigation.

The Umatilla County Fire District #1 responded just before 5 p.m. on Monday to a report of a recreational vehicle on fire at South Edwards and East Loop Road. When units arrived at the scene, a grass fire had spread to a travel trailer and a single-wide manufactured home.

Crews were able to put the fires out with no injuries reported. Also responding to the scene were the Echo Fire Department, Pendleton Fire & Ambulance, Boardman Fire Rescue District, and East Umatilla County Rural Fire Protection District.