Today in Fire History

One year and a month ago to this date, Washington State was feeling the heat from large wildfires that kicked off its fire season in 2020 and during a pandemic; two crises our area would face making firefighting challenging. The two wildfires on April 26, 2020 were the Stanwood Bryant Fire burning up to 70 acres in Snohomish, it would be joined by the Porter Creek Fire in Whatcom County at 80 acres.

As of today, there has been some wildfire activity but not as large uncontained incidents like we were all facing the year before. This year, we have been super lucky.

This information is gleaned from the WA DNR Fire CAD system.

1620 PT — WONDERLAND FIRE

Hwy 12. Yakima County. 15 acres. Grass and brush. IC Mansfield. CREW 83, E4303, YAK26. Contained 1832. WA-CWC.

1300 PT — SUSIE CREEK

Murdock Beach. Port Angeles. Smoke Check. IC Pagel. False Alarm. WA-OLS.

1215 PT — ELECTRIC AVE FIRE

Hayford Rd, Spokane County. 0.1 acre. Grass. In Patrol Status. Dispatched via WA-NEC.

1105 PT — CEMETARY FIRE

Springdale. Spokane County. 0.1 acre. Slash. Contained 1227. Controlled 1320. WA-NEC.

0834 PT — SALT CREEK FIRE

Salt Creek. 0.1 acre. IC Manchester. Contained 0948. Controlled 0949. Patrol status. WA-OLS.

(c) 2021 NW Fire Blog – Updated 5/26/2021 2015 PT