Fire Damages Washington Potato Building Near Warden, WA

Crews in central Washington were called to structure fire at the Washington Potato building in the small down of Warden Thursday night.

“The fire started around 5:30 p.m. at Washington Potato, it started in the dehydrator and then extended to the structure, said Kyle Foreman is with the Grant County Sheriffs office.  “There are agencies from all over Grant County and Adams County that have responded to this fire.”

Local PUD crews were called in to shutoff power. Those living around the area were evacuated overnight as a precaution, but are now allowed to return home. No injuries were reported and no other structures were damaged. But according to KREM-TV in Spokane, the Washington Potato building was a total loss.

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