PEND OREILLE COUNTY, Washington —
UPDATE 1 – 1945 hours PDT
A wildfire is burning on Highway 2 at Milepost #330 in Pend O’reille County as of Friday, July 13, 2018. This area is near Newport, Washington.
Resources include AR-414, AR-63, BENNETT E-31, H-340, HT-42, LT-34 and NC-343 at 1759 hours. Al resources were on-scene by 1805 hours.
The fire was listed as consuming three acres. There is a 0% containment status.
Pend O’Reille County Fire District and the POC Sheriff Office
The Pend O’Relle County Sheriff’s Office is handling traffic enforcement for the following areas:
Highway 2 @ MP 330: Closed about three miles south of Newport).
Highway 2 Detour: Calispel x 1st Street to Deer Valley in Newport and South Shore to Coyote Trail at Diamond Lake.
The current temps are 88*F with winds at 7 mph with RH at 17%. Skies are fair. Temps are expected to dip into the 50’s later this evening with partly cloudy skies.
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