GRANT / DOUGLAS COUNTIES, Wash. – BLM resources were dispatched through the Central Washington Interagency Communications Center on Tuesday, July 3, 2018.
The fire is burning 10 miles northwest of Quincy and SR 28 at milepost 23, just west of Quincy, Washington.
CURRENT FIRE STATUS
There have been 500 acres burned and growing. Fire behavior is extreme with a fast-moving rate of spread (ROS). There is a 0% containment status.
Washington State Emergency Management (WA EMA)
BLM crews and resources include BLM 13 as Incident Commander (IC), AA-10F, BLM E-6696, 6695, JUMP-9 crews.
Washington State Fire Mobe resources approved @ 1700 hours. They are currently en route to the wildfire and due to arriving throughout the evening hours.
Washington State Patrol (WSP Trooper Brian Moore @wspd6pio), Grant County Sheriff Office, Quincy PD (@pio_quincypd)
Washington State Department Transportation (WSDOT) @WSDOT_east.
None in the Grant County area. We are using alternative communications in neighboring counties.
LEAVE NOW: Stuhlmiller Road, Freese Road and Rose Road. UPDATE | Orders lifted @ 1910 hours. Reduced down to Level 1 (Be Ready. Be Aware.)
SR 28: @ MP 23 (Trinidad), west of Quincy has now (1853) been reopened but Police are asking for motorists and onlookers to AVOID this area so that fire resources can work safely in the area.
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(c) 2018 NW Fire Blog – Updated 1930 hours PDT