YAKIMA, Wash. | An RV fire reportedly sparked a brush-turned-wildfire on Sunday, June 2, 2019 in the late morning. The RV was said to be blocking the Bald Mtn Road and was found to be on fire.
Fire crews and equipment was quickly dispatched from Yakima City FD, County, WA DNR and Nile FD to approximately 1-1.5 miles up Bald Mtn. Rd and located between Mileposts 103 and 104 off of Hwy 410 in Yakima.
Resources consisted of three brush trucks, one DNR helicopter and multiple engines, as well as fire support personnel.
The fire was stopped heading south down to 410 but it continued to move uphill and burning on the hillside above.
Firefighters egressed on the RV fire putting it out and immediately going into mop up operations.
The size of the fire was reportedly approximately to be three acres.
(c) 2019 NW Fire Blog – 6/2/2019 @ 1220 hours PDT