#Hot Shot Fire |#WADNR | Near #Oso, Washington

Updated:  5/15/2016 0130 PDT



Date / Time:   The reportedly brush-fire-turned-wildfire began heating up Social Media around 1900 hours,

Location:  18633 Hwy 530, Arlington and near Oso, Washington.  It is being reported by Media, that this fire is approximately 5 near Oso and 6 miles from the deadly and devastating landslide area.

Cause:  Unknown.

Fire Fuels:  Timber and logging slash.

Terrain:  Steep.

 Fire Name Changes:  We began calling the nameless fire #OsoFire but Washington DNR fire sources arriving on-scene would later update the name to #HotShotFire.

Acreage:  130 acres.

Containment:  20%.

Command:  Command was assumed by a Type 3IMT from a Type 2IMT earlier in the morning.


Concerns of a nearby tower was addressed as NOT being threatened.

Fire growth expected.  By the end of our first post on Day 1, May 13, 2016, the fire had reached 80+ fires.





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