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
Nearly 100 firefighters in both air and on the ground have stopped the forward progression and fire conditions have improved prompting the Grant County Sheriff Office ready to release some resources shortly.
UPDATE | 2015 | The Grant County Sheriff’s Office states fire still holding at 500 acres with an unknown containment status. They plan to map it out on Wednesday morning to get an accurate reading. Things have improved drastically to the point of starting to release units this evening. -Ed.
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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