http://kuow.org en Taylor Bridge Fire Likely Caused By DOT Contractors http://kuow.org/post/taylor-bridge-fire-likely-caused-dot-contractors A massive fire that burned 61 homes in Central Washington was likely caused by Department of Transportation contractors. That’s the upshot of a report issued Monday by Washington’s Department of Natural Resources.<p>The aptly named Taylor Bridge Fire started August 13 right after transportation contractors did some welding work on that bridge. It happened near the mountain town of Cle Elum.<p>The report says it appears state contractors were using equipment that might not have been allowed given the low humidity, high temperatures, wind speed and time of day. Tue, 18 Dec 2012 18:32:14 +0000 editor 5304 at http://kuow.org Taylor Bridge Fire Likely Caused By DOT Contractors