Update: The road has reopened.


BLEWETT PASS — A motorhome fire has stopped traffic in both directions on Highway 97 about 10 miles north of Blewett Pass' summit.

The fire has been contained, said Trooper John Bryant with Washington State Patrol, but the road remains closed.

Bryant said the fire was reported about 10:25 a.m. at milepost 174. The cause is unknown.

Firefighters and the state Department of Transportation are also on the scene.

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