GRASS VALLEY FIRE
A wildfire began on Saturday, August 11, 2018 is located west of Grand Coulee Dam and Banks Lake near Mansfield in Washington State. The fire is burning near Sims Corner in Douglas County.
8/12/2018 – 1130 PDT – SUNDAY
SE WA IMT Team 2 is in command of fire. Team is handling PIO Social media posts.
RED CROSS SHELTER
Lake Roosevelt Elementary. 503 Crest Dr, Coulee Dam WA
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Arrived on-scene today.
Evacuation Notification: Grant Co Sheriff Office
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Fire reported at 45,000 as of 0800 on 8/12 but some are now stating an unconfirmed number as 60,000 and fiercely growing by the minute. Fire behavior is extreme with running and spotting. Numerous structures, energy infrastructure and sage-grouse
habitat threatened. Fire mobe resources have arrived and are on the fire line.
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Credit: Grant County Fire District #13: Fire visible from Ephrata, Washington