NEWLY REPORTED | SHEEP CREEK FIRE| WASHINGTON STATE

NORTHPORT, WASHINGTON

UPDATE 1 – JULY 31 2018 – 0610 HOURS

A wind-driven wildfire is burning north of Northport (Stevens County) is said to be burning about a .5 mile to the north was estimated on Monday, July 30th to be around 100 acres.

Resources deployed included 3 DNR planes, 2 helicopters and an unknown number of engines.

Fire behavior was reported as being very active with a high rate of spread due to high winds in the area.  Air resources were grounded for the remainder of the night while ground crews worked on night operations.

More updates are due to be uploaded as more information is received.

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