JULY 3, 2021 | SATURDAY
Stevens County, Washington — A wildfire was burning earlier this afternoon near Pine Hill Court and located southeast of Tum Tum. The fire is said to be around 50 acres with 200 or more firefighters fighting the blaze.
Fire Officials say the fire looks good and as of 1915 hours PT, they were working on putting a line around the fire. (Update 2130 PT) It is currently at 90% as of 2130 hours PT. Fire crews will remain on-scene throughout the night. Full containment is expected in the new few days.
Resources AR 27 AR 61 AR 62 AR 7401 AR 7402 AR 7406 Cooksey DNR 61 E Zone 10 FP 10 NC 40+Crew were dispatched at 1550 hours PT.
Incident Cooperators: Stevens County Fire District #1, NW Washington, Stevens County Sheriff Office.
All Level 1 evacuations have been lifted. Structure protection remain in place.
The cause is unknown at this time and being investigated by the WA DNR Fire Investigations Office.
This is the first/last update unless significant activity occurs or there are more updates. – Ed.
ABOUT STEVENS COUNTY FD1
The Stevens County Fire District #1is both a volunteer and paid department that serves the southeastern part of Washington State. They cover 375 rural square miles in unincorporated area of Clayton, Deer Lake, Ford, Loon Lake, Suncrest, Tumtum, Williams Valley and Springdale. They are located just northwest of the City of Spokane and about 90 miles of the Canadian border.
There are a total of eight (8) stations with a total of 80 members. To join this great fire agency or want to find out more information how to support them, they can be reached at (509) 233-8874. Facebook page: Stevens County Fire District No.1 | Facebook
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