This is the Official report of Wildfires that are currently burning or have been put out on Saturday, July 18, 2020, for the State of Washington.
========== NEW SMOKE CHECKS, WILDFIRES ==========
White Pass. WA DNR Patrol-8 dispatched 1004 PT. Limited information. New call.
ROBBINS ROAD FIRE
Robbins Road. Kittitas County. E4202 and SE-Syfiel dispatched 0909 PT. Limited information.
========== ONGOING WILDFIRES ==========
BERTSCHI ROAD FIRE
10 miles NW of Klickitat, off of Bertschi Road south of Glenwood in Klickitat County. 70 miles ENE Portland, Oregon. WA DNR. 294 acres. Brush, slash and timber. Fire activity still in the northeastern portion of the perimeter. Start 7/16/2020. Dispatched 1346 hours PT. Cause unknown.
Resources include AHTANUM BATT-602 CREW-15 CREW-83 DOZER-KLIC E-4104 E-4206 E-4302 E-4404 E-4504 FUELS-21 FUELS-51 H-0CB SE-ESCOBAR SE-JAMES SE-LAWSON SE-MILLER. IC: Chad James. Central WA Interagency Communications Center.
========== CONTAINED, OUT WILDFIRES ==========
Tyler. Spokane County. Dispatched 7/17/2020 2027 PT. 0.1 acre. Slash. Contained 7/17/2020 2130 PT. Controlled 7/17/2020 2145 PT. NE WA Interagency Communications Center.
BRADBURY NORTH FIRE
Bradbury Beach. Stevens County. 7/17/2020 Dispatched 1408 PT. Contained 7/17/2020 1929 PT. 0.5 acres. Grass, brush, timber and reproduction. C6201 (IC) and NC 7301 resources. NE WA Interagency Communications Center.
CHUCKANUT LOOKOUT FIRE
Chuckanut Drive, Whatcom County. 0.2 acres of grass, brush, duff and hardwoods. IC Hofseth 7/17/2020 1030 PT. Disaptched 7/17/2020 0730 PT. Patrol status 7/17/2020 1140 PT. Puget Sound Communications Center.
L1680. Clark County. 0.1 acre grass, brush, slash and logs. IC: Johnson at 0550. Dispatched 7/17/2020 0452 PT. Contained and controlled at 0650 PT. Puget Sound Communications Center.
Yelm. Thurston County. 01 acre. Grass and brush. IC: Sheets. Dispatched 7/17/2020 1432 PT. Contained and controlled 1650 PT. South Puget Sound Communications Center.
=== PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS ===
“With hotter, drier weather on the horizon, everyone needs to take extra caution. About 200 of this season’s wildfires were caused by escaped debris burn piles. Please help protect your neighbors, communities and our firefighters. ”
– WA DNR’s Hilary Franz, July 17, 2020
Go to WA DNR’s site at burnportal.dnr.wa.gov to check out current burn restrictions and bans. #KnowBeforeYouBurn
“Campfires are a significant cause of wildfires around the State. Don’t start campfires in windy weather or dry conditions, keep fires small and manageable at all times. Never leave a campfire unattended.” – WA Fire Marshal
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