Clallam County Fire District No. 3 contained this brush fire near Sequim Bay to less than one acre Wednesday afternoon. The fire was in logging slash near Rhapsody Drive. (Mike Radford)

Clallam County Fire District No. 3 contained this brush fire near Sequim Bay to less than one acre Wednesday afternoon. The fire was in logging slash near Rhapsody Drive. (Mike Radford)

Brush fire contained near Blyn

BLYN — Clallam County Fire District 3 firefighters contained a nearly-one-acre brush fire that was burning near Blyn on Wednesday.

Crews found an active fire of about a half-acre that was burning in logging slash and growing, moving close to timber off Rhapsody Drive at about 11:30 a.m.

The fire was contained to less than one acre at about 1:30 p.m., District 3 officials said.

Homes in the area, while not in immediate threat, were checked by crews in case the fire grew significantly, according to a news release.

A column of smoke from the fire was visible from Blyn.

The fire was turned over to the state Department of Natural Resources at about 2:30 p.m.

Clallam County Fire District 3 responded with three brush engines, two structural engines, two water tenders, two aid cars and two chief officers.

DNR responded with two brush engines, two hand crews and a supervisor.

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue, Quilcene Fire Department and Port Ludlow Fire and Rescue assisted with two brush engines and a water tender, District 3 officials said.

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