NEAR ELLENSBURG, WASHINIGTON
A new wildfire has ignited approximately 4 miles South of Ellensburg in Kittitas County named the #UptanumFire as of 1920 hours PDT on Friday, June 30th.
(Correction: We reported it as “Uptown” and it is actually “Uptanum”).
It is currently 9 acres, prompting 3 engines and 2 rotors to respond.
Current temps are 90*F with RH at 18% and winds from the SE at 5 mph. There is a 10 mph visibility with conditions showing as clear.
We are waiting for an update after resources arrive on-scene.
Hashtags we are using are #WAwildifire #UptownFire
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