SPOKANE COUNTY — A wildfire is burning off of South Helena Street in the County named as the HELENA FIRE that started on Tuesday, June 1st.

State fire assets and resources were dispatched via the WA-NEC Dispatch Center on Tuesday at 1456 hours PT which include AR25, AR7402 and AR7406. The fire was quickly contained at 1630 hours, lined at 1724 hours and controlled at 1800 hours PT.

Fire crews stopped the forward progression and kept the fire spread rather small and holding it at a 0.3 acre.

Fuels included timber and understory.

Cause is unknown.

No reports of injuries to firefighters or citizens is known at this time.

(c) 2021 NW Fire Blog – Updated 6/1/2021 1940 PT