#KuperFire | Washington | 1


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Photo Credit; Tony Abbott via W Thurston Co FD

INCIDENT SUMMARY | W Thurston Firefighters were dispatched to a grass fire in the area of 201st to Kuper Court, Ted Street and Grand Mound Way in Rochester about 1700 hours on Wednesday evening, August 2, 2017.

SIZE UP | The fire was observed burning in a neighborhood and threatening structures, where residents were evacuated to a safe location away from the approaching wildfire.  The fire scorched about 33 acres but has since has been fully contained, controlled and put out at 1946 hours PDT.

SOCIAL MEDIA | Some fire Agencies are using the hashtag #GrandMoundFire but W Thurston FD which is releasing fire pressers is reporting it under #KuperFire.  We are also adding for tracking purposes #WAwildfire2017.

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