#WenasFire | Washington | 2


Fire History – Wenas Area

Fires have broken out in the Wenas area, an unincorporated in Yakima County, about 8.7 miles WSW of Nile; 10.4 miles SSE of Naches and 13.7 miles NE of Ellensburg, Washington State.

Fires that have burned in this area have occurred on 6/30/2017 (2846 ac); 1/2017 (RVs destroyed in a RV park); 6/2016 (Wenas Valley); 2/2016 (Naches-Wenas Grade); 6/18/2014 (10,000 acres N of Selah); 9/2/2012 (Wenas Lake); 8/2012 (N Wenas) and 8/2011 (S Wenas Rd).

So, as you can see – there has been lots of wildfires in the area which means more fire prevention!  – Please be a #FireSmartHero and be #Firewise.  Visit this great website at firewise.org for more information and great tips.

INCIDENT SUMMARY | Fire crews were dispatched around 0229 hours to the Wenas Lake area in Yakima County, Washington State for a brush fire on Friday, July 14, 2017.

CURRENT CONDITIONS | 604 acres. 40% contained. Crews mopping up.

RESOURCES | WA DNR 8 engines, 1 dozer, local district resources on scene. IC Pollack @ 0437 hours PDT.

FIRE FUELS | Grass and brush.

SOCIAL MEDIA | #WenasLake  #WAwildfire2017


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