Riverside Fire Authority firefighters respond to a brush fire near Nix Road in Centralia Monday afternoon. 
Jared Wenzelburger / For The Chronicle

Brush Fire Near Nix Lane in Centralia Under Investigation

By The Chronicle

The cause of a brush fire that burned a 150-foot by 50-foot patch of land on Nix Lane in Centralia is under investigation, according to the Riverside Fire Authority.

The fire was reported at 3:24 p.m. Monday. RFA crews arrived to find the fire was moving toward nearby structures.

Firefighters extinguished the fire and no structures were damaged. However, several nearby electrical meter bases were damaged.

The state Department of Natural Resources took over and is investigating the cause of the fire.