#DryCreekFire | Washington State | 2


Photo taken on 7/8/2017. Fire grew overnight say Fire Officials.

Incident Summary |  A wildfire broke out on WA DNR lands.  Fire crews were dispatched on Friday, July 7th @ 2250 hours PDT.

The fire was reported as a 3-acre fire off of Highway 141 in Klickitat County, about 7 miles North of Husum and near White Salmon,  Washington.

Initially DNR sent 1 crew, 6 engines and 1 helicopter (H338, 339, 340, 343; SE 540, 621, 742,; Dobson, Gilmer, Hoerner, Jones; T205, WEN-AA) per WA DNR’s CAD.

Fire Fuels | Fire fuels include grass, brush and slash.

Dry Creek Fire on 7/8/2017. (Credit: @Blue_Scotty/published with permission)

Current Conditions | After accurate fire mapping, the acreage has been reduced down from the initial reporting of 500 acres to 350 acres.  Level 1 Evacuation orders have been announced for the area North of Myers Road & South of Pine Flatt Road. (as of 1910 hours PDT)

Social Media | We are using the following hashtags for this incident #DryCreekFire #WaDNR #WAwildfires2017

Fire Images | Credit: WaDNR

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