#LaurelFire | Washington State | 4

LAUREL FIRE – NEAR DEER PARK, WASHINGTON

Aerial shot of the Laurel Fire. (Credit: WA DNR)

INCIDENT SUMMARY

A wildfire broke out on the afternoon of Monday, July 25, 2017, prompting fire resources to be dispatched from several agencies.

The cause is unknown at this time and is being investigated.

The fire has now reached a 100% containment status and is holding at 60 acres.  NOTE: Just because it has been fully contained, does not mean the fire is out. Night operations will begin and firefighters will work into the night.

LOCATION

The incident is located about 4 miles East of Deer Park and  burning close to Hwy 2 near Laurel Road; North of Chattaroy in Spokane County, Washington.

RESOURCES

Fire personnel and resources on-scene from DNR, SCFD4, SCFD8 , SCFD1, SCSO, and WSP .

Night briefing on the Laurel Fire. (Photo Credit: Spokane Co. Fire District #4)

EVACUATION SHELTER

A Red Cross shelter was opened at the Riverside Elementary School.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

Some are using variations of the  name #LaurelRoadFire to #LaurelFire #WAwildfire2017 #WSP #SCFD4 #SCFD1 #DNR #WA

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