Washington Wildfire | Virgil Way Fire

NINE MILE, Wash. – Firefighters from the Stevens County Fire District 1 and Washington State DNR were dispatched to a brush fire on Virgil Way around 1316 hours  on Thursday, July 5, 2018, to a brush fire burning on Virgil Way.

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LOCATION

The Virgil Way Fire was located behind the former Dirty Shame  and towards Long Lake.

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FIRE STATUS

Fire behavior was observed as active with uphill runs and wind-driven.  A single aircraft was used for a few drops over the fire.  Crews tirelessly worked on the fire line, successfully reaching all fire objectives.  The fire as of 1500 hours was estimated to be at 4.5 acres and under control.

Crews were tasked with staying on-scene late in the day and returning for mop-up operations on Friday.

RESOURCES

Resources included eight engines and 20-person hand crews.

SOCIAL MEDIA

All photos are the credit of the Stevens County Fire District 1.

We are using hashtags #VirgilWayFire #StevensCountyFire #WAwildfires2018

 

(c) 201 8 NW Fire Blog- Updated 2000 hours PDT

 

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