UPDATE 3 – AUG 7 2018 – 2045 HOURS PDT
The fire has been fully contained today says the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office whom is back to calling the wildfire the ROAD P FIRE. We will use both hashtags to differentiate that this is the one and same fire.
On Monday night, fire crews were able to keep the fire under control throughout the night with no new fire growth. The Sheriff’s Office cancelled all evacuation notices and orders due to no threat to its communities. Roads closures have also been cancelled and areas reopened.
UPDATE 2 – AUG 6 2018 – 2045 HOURS PDT
Resources include Douglas County Fire Districts 1, 2, 3 and 4, Okanogan Fire District 15, Bridgeport FD, Chelan Fire Districts 5 and 7 and BLM. Gebber’s Farms is also providing personnel and equipment.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s office stated fire behavior is wind-driven and is located North of Lahey Junction, between Road 24 NE and Road 28 NE (north/south) and Road L NE and Road P NE (east/west).
Level 2 evacuation notices have been issued to four residents. No further structures are threatened at this time.
Fire has scorched 2,500 acres and containment status is unknown.
UPDATE 1 – AUG 6 2018 – 1900 HOURS PDT
A new wildfire has ignited off of Road P NE in Douglas County, Washington in the area of 47 58.464, -119 26.466.
It has been named the Ragged Butte Fire and it has scorched 10 acres of grass and brush so far.
Command is said to be at Highway 17 at Road P.
Structure protection is in effect by local Fire Districts . No resources showing dispatched through the CAD system yet.
No further details available.
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