(Brush fire near Buckman Springs)….The fire was reported Tuesday afternoon.
It was reported along Interstate 8, east of Kitchen Creek Road. The fire forced the closure of the eastbound lanes on Interstate 8 at around 3:00 in the afternoon. Officials say firefighters had the brush fire under control within 20 minutes, enabling them to cancel back up and air support. No structures were ever threatened and no injuries reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.