Updated 9/13/2016 @ 0155 hours PDT
Near Roosevelt, Washington in Klickitat County
REPORTS OF REKINDLING
A wildfire named Old Lady Wildfire has rekindled just NW of Roosevelt’s Old Hwy 8 and about 21 miles East of Goldendale, Washington some sources are reporting as long as four hours ago (around 2220 hours on September 12th) stating.
The originally fire started on September 10th around 1643 hours and was deemed to be human-caused. It was listed at 100% containment at 1300 acres on September 12th during the 0700 presser released by the NWICC PIO.
Around 2220 hours, reports of a rekindling had occurred and fire units were reporting over Social Media they were en route, along with State Mobe approved resources. (there was no update on the State Mobe page when we last checked it.)
There were multiple unconfirmed reports of the size of the new fire was at 1300 acres to as high as 3000 acres. We are waiting to hear back from our direct sources for confirmation.
Here is a glimpse into what is being said on this wildfire via Social Media.
“Fire is about 40 miles East of Goldendale, one ranch has burned. Roosevelt is about 49 miles from Goldendale on the Columbia River where the regional landfill is, the fire is to the West with a strong north-east wind.” – as of 2342 hours PDT (9/12/2016)
“Red Cross shelter is open in Goldendale for evacuees.” (9/12/2016)
“Fire District 15 in Klickitat County just got released. Possible one or two structures lost, and the fire hit about 1300 acres. We had 12 fire districts on this fire.” – (9/11/2016)
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