#DryCreekFire | Washington State | 4

NEAR WHITE SALMON, WASHINGTON STATE

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.

Cause | Unknown and under investigation.

Location | The fire is located off of Highway 141 and 5 miles North of Husum, Washington State.

Resources | There are 275 firefighters and 1 Type 1 heavy helicopters, 1 Type 2 medium helicopter and 1 Type 3 light helicopter.1 Type 1 heavy helicopters

 

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

Current Conditions | Some fire growth occurred on Sunday evening bringing the total of scorched earth to 400 acres.  A 10% containment status has been reached.

Closures | Recreational access to portions of the White Salmon River from BZ Corner Boat Launch north to Warner Road have been closed effective Sunday, July 9, 2017.

Cost-To-Date | The total cost-to-date fire suppression and containment costs have reached $500,000.

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

Fire Images | Credit: WaDNR

(c) 2017 The NW Fire Blog – Updated 2150 Hours PDT

 

 

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