This is the Official report of Smoke Checks and Wildfires that are currently burning or have been put out on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, for the State of Washington. This is the evening update.
========== NEW SMOKE CHECKS ==========
NEW – Unnammed
No location. NE Communications Center. Dispatched 2103 PT. Incident #NES-1670.
No location. NE Communications Center. Dispatched 2103 PT. Incident #NES-1669. Dupe CAD call??
========== NEW WILDFIRES ==========
Yelm. Thurston County. 1 acre. Brush, timber, slash. Viklund (IC). DNR32, E8203, E8207, Eide, Excavator1 and Williams on-scene. Dispatched 1604 PT.
FOX RIDGE FIRE
East Olympia. Thurston County. 0.5 acres. Grass, brush and slash. Brunton (IC). E8304 and 8310 on-scene. Dispatched 1716 PT.
========== CONTAINED, OUT WILDFIRES ==========
Rochester. Thurston County. 0.1 acre. Grass and brush. Sheets (IC). Dispatched 1404 PT. Contained/controlled 1450 PT. Patrol status.
BLACK SAND FIRE
Winchester Wildlife Area. Grant County. 0.25 acres. Grass and brush. Horness (IC). Dispatched 1141 PT. Contained 1322 PT. Controlled 1503 PT. Central WA Communications Center.
GRANITE HILL FIRE
North Campbell Road. Spokane County. 0.2 acres. Grass, brush, timber. AR 26 (IC), AR 7405. Dispatched 1349 PT. Resources on-scene 1359 PT. Contained 1600 PT. Out 1900 PT. NE Communications Center.
GRANITE LINE FIRE
East Granite Lane. Spokane County. 0.15 acres. Grass, brush and timber. 7401 (IC). Dispatched 1302 PT. Contained 1414 PT. Controlled 1650 PT. NE Communications Center.
South Nettleton Lane. Spokane County. 0.01 acre. Grass, brush, reproduction, timber. 7405 (IC) Dispatched 0735 PT. Contained 0736 PT. Controlled 1100 PT. NE Communications Center.
SUNRISE 4 FIRE
Orting. Pierce County. 0.5 acre. Slash. Justo (IC). Dispatched 1412 PT. Turned over to WFS.
TRITAN COVE FIRE
Olympic Region. 0.1 acre. Brush. Van Delden (IC). Dispatched 1139 PT. Contained 1419 PT. Controlled 1450 PT. In patrol status.
=== 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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(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 7/21/2020 2125 PT