LAUREL PARK FIRE – NEAR DEER PARK, WASHINGTON
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 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.
Fire personnel and resources on-scene from DNR, SCFD4, SCSO, WSP, SCFD1 .
The fire has now scorched about 60 acres of land.
Air resources are making a good knockdown on the wildfire.
A Red Cross shelter was opened at the Riverside Elementary School.
Hwy 2 will be closed for a few more hours to allow firefighting personnel and equipment to continue to work the fire.
A detour is in place, says the Washington State Patrol.
Fire Officials would like to remind you to be careful when driving and fire equipment is in the area. Also, remember there are #NoDronesInFireZones. When you fly, they can’t.
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