Update 1 – July 16, 2020 2330 PT

A new wildfire is burning about 70 miles ENE of Portland, Oregon that brooke out this afternoon. Crews and equipment were dispatched at 1316 hours PT to Bertschi Road in Klickitat County, Washington.

Fire has scorched 350 acres of brush, slash and timber.  Containment percentages are unknown at the time of this post.

Resources include the AHTANUM DOZER-KLIC E-4104 E-4206 E-4302 E-4401 E-4407 E-4408 E-4409 SE-COMBELI SE-DOBSON SE-JAMES SE-LAWSON SE-LENNON SE-MILLER SE-STONE.

The cause is unknown.

Dispatch Center is via the Central Washington Interagency Communications Center.


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