GRANT COUNTY, Wash. -- The Grant County Fairgrounds have been evacuated because of stormy weather.

The Grant County Sheriff's Office told KREM 2 News that 8,000 fairgoers have been evacuated. Sheriff's authorities are assisting on the scene.

They are asking everyone to remain calm. The Sheriff's Office also reports a brush fire south of Moses Lake, near Sand Dunes.

The brush fire is reportedly obstructing the fire trucks. Authorities are asking everyone to get out of their way.

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