Fire burned a grain silo Tuesday night near Odessa, about 60 miles west of Spokane.

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Fire burned a grain silo Tuesday night near Odessa, about 60 miles west of Spokane.

The silo – about half-filled with grain – was fully involved in flames about 8:30 p.m. when Lincoln County firefighters arrived.

KREM reports ( http://is.gd/hGUAVz) more than 40 nearby homes were evacuated for about an hour before the fire was controlled.

Information from: KREM-TV, http://www.krem.com/