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.
Fire Fuels: Timber and logging slash.
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.
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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