NEAR HUSUM, WASHINGTON STATE
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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