As light approaches, it’s apparent Grant County Fire District 3 Firefighters and the Grant County Sheriff’s Office have been able to conduct an assessment of acreage burned on the #BeasleyFire also known as the #HillsFire located on the North side of Quincy; approximately three miles North of SR 28 in Washington State.
The wildfire is now said to have started on July 4th at 2345 Hours, not at midnight as previously reported.
The fire is estimated between 5,000 – 10,000 acres, wind-driven fire listed between 12 – 20 mph burning sage and grass in it’s path, says the Grant County Sheriff’s Office located in Ephrata.
The fire is expected NOT to reach their County headquarters.
LEVEL 3 and 2 were conducted around 0132 to about 0230 PDT. About 15 homes were said to have been evacuated. No reports of injuries or structures being damaged or destroyed.
A Red Cross Shelter has been opened as of 0500 hours this morning at the Quincy Jr. High School.
Washington State Mobe was approved at 0145 PDT. Currently, resources on scene are from multiple Grant County fire agencies and the Bureau of Land Management.
Hashtags we are using: #BeasleyFire #QuincyFire #WaWILDFIRE
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