#DryCreekFire | Washington State | 5

NEAR HUSUM, 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 | 385 personnel.

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

Current Conditions | Moderate fire behavior with backing, creeping and isolated torching.  415 acres burned. 15% containment.11 crews. 13 engines. 3 helicopters.

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 $1.3 Million.

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

Fire Images | Credit: WaDNR

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