Cheney, WA – The Andrus Fire started Monday morning at approximately 11:30 am near Andrus Rd. The fire spread quickly due to low relative humidity and unseasonably dry conditions. After a more accurate assessment of the perimeter Wednesday the acreage is approximately 225, with 20% containment. Firefighters from Fire District 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, Airway Heights Fire, Spokane City Fire, Spokane Valley Fire, Lincoln County, Department of Natural Resources (DNR), and numerous other agencies were critical in slowing the spread of the fire. The collaborative efforts and teamwork between the agencies were critical in slowing fire spread and protecting lives and property.