NEAR CARLTON, WASHINGTON
A wildfire is burning about 2 miles North of Carlton, Washington that began on July 15, 2017, that prompted many fire resources to be dispatched would quickly become a larger fire.
185 personnel. 11 crews. 53 engines. 3 helicopters. State Mobe approved. IC: Washington DNR – NE Region.
Timber, brush and tall grass.
Moderate fire behavior. 1,192 acres with a 10% containment status.
2 structures have been lost. Fire suppression and containment costs to date have reached up to $204,000. (readjusted figure)
A smokey haze sat in the lower part of Methow Valley which is from a wildfire in nearby along the U.S. – Canadian border. (Fire is in Canada)
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