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Incident Summary | A wildfire is burning on the Chuckanut Mountain in Whatcom County on Wednesday, August 2, 2017.  Fire assets were dispatched around 1747 on Tuesday, August 1st.

Resources | E66, 523, 542, 544; GL31; ORCA27, SAM30 and IC (arrived @ 1900 hours 8/1/2017) are all on-scene.  A Type 3 has been ordered for Wednesday, August 2, 2017, along with additional resources ordered.

Size Up | The fire has currently scorched 60 acres and is considered as fast-moving with a high rate of spread (ROS).  There is no containment at this time.  Four homes are currently under direct threat.

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Thank you for reading this post today.  Don’t forget we have some other stories here to read as well.  Stay safe out there and remember to keep hydrated with plenty of water as the temps rise all over the Northwest and beyond.

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