WASHOUGAL (CLARK COUNTY) WASHINGTON
Responding fire units were dispatched to a commercial lot for a very large brush fire in an industrial area around 2004 hours PDT on Friday, July 28, 2017. Around 2016 hours PDT, Command updated Dispatch the fire had a fast rate of spread with multiple exposures. At 2035 hours, it was still being reported as a fast-moving brush fire with many exposure structures around it.
Resources from the Washougal Fire Department are on-scene fighting the blaze. It is unknown if there are other mutual aid Agencies assisting and whom those units may be.
Weather forecasters are saying smoke is now blow towards Corbett with winds NW/NNW.
The fire has been mostly knocked down and appears to be smoldering. Two semi trailers were removed from the fire location that were heavily damaged or totalled.
No injuries were reported.
The fire is being covered all over Social Media with some saying the smoke can be seen as far away as Portland, Troutdale and other Cities in Oregon.
We will provide an update as soon as info is available.
(c) 2017 The NW Fire Blog – 7/28/2017 @ 2150 Hours PDT