UPDATE 2 – JULY 29, 2018 – 1045 HOURS PDT
Fire tactics today will include heavy usage of fire suppression aircraft all day to keep fire in steep canyons.
Fire has burned an estimated 500 acres.
UPDATE 1 – JULY 28, 2018 – 2120 HOURS PDT
A new start is burning in the Blue Mountains, just south of Asotin, Washington
Local Fire resources are on-scene are reporting steep terrain as hampering their ground and air fire attack efforts. They are working to control this extremely active fire and moving at a high rate of spread.
A Type 3 SE WA IMT team has been dispatched to the fire scene and will be ready to assess the area and determine which additional resources to order.
About 120 acres have been scorched already.
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