NEAR BRIDGEPORT (DOUGLAS COUNTY), WASHINGTON
Incident Summary | A fast-moving brush fire was reported around 1325 hours on Friday, August 4, 2017. The fire is located between Bridgeport and Leahy in Douglas County, Washington.
Fire Fuels | Grass and brush.
Size Up | A statement was released by Ben Sherer, an IMT PIO in training stated, “Fire is 90% contained. Fire crews walked fire lines. GPS mapping complete. 2,306 acres. Level 1 evacuations are still in effect.”
Command | SE WA IMT 3 Team
Resources | Douglas, Chelan, Grant and Okanogan County Fire Departments, 2 strike teams from WA DNR, Douglas County Sheriff Office, Red Cross, Douglas County DOT, WA State DOT and WA State Patrol PIO 6.
Evaucations | Evacuations are in effect Roads K and Q. Level 2 orders for Road 19 and Hwy 172. Level 3 orders for Hwy 17 and Rd 19.
Shelter | A Red Cross shelter is open for evacuees at the Bridgeport High School.
Fire Level | Fire level has been raised to 3.
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