FERRY COUNTY, Wash. —
UPDATE 2 – July 13, 2018 – 2230 hours PDT
Fire crews are making good progress limiting the land scorched to 16 acres with a 100% containment status.
They are still working on putting out the fire on the interior.
An engine crew will do fire watch (monitoring) overnight.
Additional resources (crews) will assist in the morning’s operations and working to reach all fire suppression objectives.
UPDATE 1 – July 13, 2018 (Friday) – 2030 hours PDT
The Northeast Washington Interagency Communications Center dispatched the following resources:
C93 A DIV, E-21, H-341, HI-143, HI-146, HI-147, HI-149 (IC), HI-25, HI-35, HI-38, LT-22, PC E-279 and PC E-284 at 1336 hours today.
At 1514 hours, the fire had consumed 20 acres of timber, grass and brush.
DID YOU KNOW?
“DNR resources have been responded to 649 wildfires with 80% of those being human-caused since the beginning of 2018.” – WA DNR
Crews were on-scene with the aid of two helicopters and an air tanker on order.
Crews have reached a 100% containment status and will be on the fire line during night operations.
There is an unknown cause and no injuries have been reported.
No structures are currently being threatened, damaged or destroyed.
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