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Wildfire near wind farm in the Vantage area contained

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ELLENSBURG — The state Department of Natural Resources says fire crews have contained a wildfire about 12 miles east of Ellensburg and are working on putting out hot spots.

The fire reported Tuesday afternoon was initially estimated to have burned more than 500 acres.

Firefighters remained at the scene Tuesday night.

The Daily Record reported the fire was burning near a wind farm in the Vantage area.

There was no immediate word on a cause.

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