WA | 4th of July Fires | 1

STATE OF WASHINGTON — The night is young as they say and we are here to share what’s been happening in the State of Washington with fires today from fireworks related causes to the unknown kind, that are being investigated as we speak. (In our case, type).

Here is a list of some of the fires that have taken place or current happening.

49 SPOT FIRE – 49 Degrees North/Stevens County

Less than an acre of timber understory and litter was burned during the 49 SPOT FIRE located 49 degrees north in Stevens County. Units were dispatched to the area around just before noon at 1144 hours PT. Crews reached a success in containing, bringing under control and putting out the fire at 1300 hours. ## Final ##

Courtesy — NWS Spokane / Credit: GCFD13 — July 15, 2019

BALCOM FIRE – Fertile Valley/Pend Orielle County

It was a busy day for Pend Oreille County fire crews, as they battled the BALCOM FIRE in Fertile Valley in their area at 1217 hours, when the day was not even half over yet. However, they achieved their objective of holding the fire to less than one acre, at 0.1 of grass and shrubs. It was contained at 1340 hours and under control at 1410 hours. ## Final ##

BATTERMAN ROAD FIRE E Wenatchee/Douglas County

The BATTERMAN ROAD FIRE is located on Batterman Road in Douglas County, Washington. Units AA-4TS BATT-6104 BLM-13 CHELAN-25 CREW-52 DIV-6101 E-4101 E-4107 E-6695 E-6696 E-672 FUELS-41 H-0CB H-338 H-339 H-340 PATROL-604 YAK-10 were dispatched at 1231 hours PT. The fire is said to be burning east Wenatchee in Douglas County. Some media outlets are reporting the fire is out but we are waiting for an official word from verified sources. ##

CAMANO DRIVE FIRE – Sunny Shore Drive (Camano Island)/island County

Firefighters responded at 1722 hours PT to the area on Sunny Shore Drive to extinguish a small fire (0.1 acre) and placed the fire in a patrol status at 1912 hours PT. ## Final ##

CAYUSE MTN RD FIRE – Cayuse Mtn Rd/Okanogan County

Fire broke out on Cayuse Mountain Road this afternoon prompting fire crews to be dispatched to the area at 1542 hours PT but they were able to quickly stop the forward progression and hold the spread to 0.1 acre. It was contained and brought under control at 1715 hours PT. ## Final ##

CHEROKEE DAY FIRE – Newman Lake/Spokane County

Newman Lake became the host to an unwanted wildfire that broke out in its community at 1821 hours. The fire was quickly addressed. There is no note of how big or small the fire is but it is now in a Patrol Status, according to WA DNR’s Wildcad.net. ## Final ##

COLUMBIA FIRELyle/Klickitat County

Units E-4404 E-4406 KLICK-27 were dispatched at 1257 PT this afternoon to Lyle in Klickitat county. About 14 acres of grass, brush and timber have been destroyed. The IC is Miller/Klickitat 27. ##

DISCOVERY FIRE — 2400 block of N Discovery Place (Spokane Valley)/Spokane County

A medium response has been dispatched, sending VE5 and VL8 to the 2400 block of north Discovery Place in the Spokane Valley area. ##

DOUBLE BLUFF FIRE – Double Bluff (Whidbey Island)/Island County

The DOUBLE BLUFF FIRE was one of several that broke out in their County with resources dispatched at 0830 hours to a small fire that crews were able to get out once they arrived on-scene. It was said to be holding at 0.1 acre or less than one acre. ## Final ##

FOSS ROAD FIRE – Foss Road (Skykomish)/King County

King County residents were slightly impacted by a small wildfire that was sparked in t heir community late in the morning, just before noon at 1154 hours. IC was Schmitz at 1351 hours and crews were able to keep the fire from moving forward and holding it to 0.1 acre of grass and timber understory. The fire was put out at 1522 hours. ## Final ##

GEM HEIGHTS FIRE – Graham / Pierce County

Credit — Graham FD

GINNET 2 FIRE – Ginnet Road (Anacortes)/Skagit County

The GINNET 2 FIRE was located in beautiful Anacortes in Skagit County, where a small wildfire broke out and caused 0.1 acre of shrub and timber understory to be destroyed. IC is Way as of 1623 hours PT. It was placed in a Patrol status at 1702 hours PT. ## Final ##

GUNDERSON FIRE – Big Lake-Big Rock/Skagit County

Units E5104 E5105 E5302 SAL31 SAL40 STILLY30 were dispatched this evening at 1934 hours PT to the area in Skagit County for a small wildfire (0.1 acre so far) of grass, shrubs and timber litter burned. The current IC for the night is McMillen as of 1956 hours PT. ##

HAWTHORNE FIRE – Hastings Rd/Spokane County

Spokane County felt another fire in their County in the late afternoon and dispatched several resources at 1705 hours. They quickly arrived on-scene and the remaining at 1718 hours and brought full containment around 1715 hours. Fire was brought under control at 1850 hours PT. ## Final ##

HERALD FIRE – 2300 block of South Herald Road (Spokane Valley)/Spokane County

A brush fire incident has caused Dispatchers to send VE9 as a single engine response to this location. ##

HOLLY FIRE (Command) – 3100 block of South Holly St (Seattle)/King County

E28 dispatched at 2154 hours to this Brush Fire incident. ##

INTERLAKE FIRE (Command) – 10700 block of Interlake Ave North (Seattle)/King County

E21 was dispatched at 2200 hours PT. ##

LOWER RIVER FIRE – Vancouver/Clark County

The LOWER RIVER FIRE has been contained and brought under control at 1635 hours this afternoon, about less than one hour after they were dispatched at 1556 hours. The 0.2 acre fire was stopped in its tracks. ## Final ##

LYONS FIRE – Sprindale Huntes Road/Stevens County

A wildfire sparked from an unknown cause in the Springdale Huntes Road area of Stevens County, causing fire assets to be deployed to the area around 1339 hours PT. About 0.1 acre of slash and blowdown was burned. The fire was contained at 1459 hours and under control at 1556. ## Final ##

MEADOW LAKE FIRE – Four Lakes/Spokane County

About two hours after the SUNDERLAND FIRE broke out, the MEADOW LAKE FIRE ignited in the Four Lakes area, sending fire resources to respond at 0847 hours. The fire appeared to be last listed at 12 acres and this was found to be a mutual aid call for another agency. ## Final ##

MILE MARKER 29 FIRE – Kalama/Cowlitz County

The MILE MARKER 29 FIRE is located in Kalama, where a small fire – about an acre of grass was scorched. Fire crews responded to the area at 1335 hours PT and were able to contain and bring it under control at 1410 hours PT. It was put out at 1445 hours. ## Final ##

MILEPOST 366 FIRE – Olympia/Thurston County

MILEPOST 366 FIRE broke out from an unknown cause in Olympia which sent firefighters at 1501 hours. Crews contained and brought the small fire under control at 1606 hours. About 0.1 acre of grass, shrub, timber litter understory was burned. It is now in Patrol Status. ## Final ##

MILL FIRE – Wallula Station/Walla Walla County

A small wildfire broke out in the Wallula Station in Walla Walla County at 1939 hours PT this evening. Fire crews successfully stopped the fire from spreading to nearby lands and held it to less than an acre at 0.1 of grass and brush. It was contained at 2000 hours PT ## Final ##

NARCISSE CREEK FIRE – Kitt-Narcisse/Stevens County

The NARCISSE CREEK FIRE sparked this afternoon with Dispatchers sending resources to the area where a small wildfire was said to be burning. Contained to a small area of 0.1 of grass and shrub was stopped. It is not in Patrol Status. ##

NORTH PINE FIRE – Pine Creek/Okanogan County

Another fire broke out in this County today, prompting its Dispatchers to send units HI 27 HI 60 HI 7102 HI 7103 to the area at 1806 hours. They arrived on-scene at 1820 hours. About 0.1 acre has been burned. ##

SR509 FIRE (Command) – SB SR509 to Hwy 2 (Seattle)/King County

Brush Fire incident. E27 dispatched at 1948 hours PT.

SUNDERLAND FIRE – Cimmaron Drive/Spokane County

An early morning fire named the SUNDERLAND FIRE at 0654 hours PT prompted Spokane County fire assets and resources to respond to the Cimmaron Drive area. The fire was held to a 0.1 acre area of grass, brush and timber. Crews successfully contained the fire at 0800 hours and brought it under control at 1030 hours PT. ## Final ##

TAREYTON FIRE – Yelm/Thurston County

Several small fires broke out in the County this afternoon with this one prompting resources to be dispatched to the area at 1650 hours. Firefighters were able to stop the fire from progressing and holding it to 0.3 acre. It has been contained and was brought under control at 1759 hours. It is currently in a Patrol Status. ##

TIGER FIRE – Belfair/Mason County

The Mason County shared a few small fires today with this one being of two this afternoon. Crews were dispatched at 1402 PT to the Belfair area. About 0.1 acre of unknown fuels were destroyed. IC was Phelan. Fire is currently in patrol status and listed as contained and controlled at 1712 hours PT. ## Final ##

WELLESLEY FIRE – 22000 block E Wellesley Ave (Spokane Valley)/Spokane County

Spokane Valley Firefighters (VE3) as a single engine response have been dispatched to a brush fire at this location around 2159 hours. ##

WEKES FIRE – Lummi Shore Drive (Lummi Reservation)/Whatcom County

The Lummi Reservation had a small wildfire that broke out in their community around 1516 hours this afternoon that caused a loss of 0.1 acre of shrubs to be burned. It was brought under a patrol status at 1805 hours PT. ## Final ##

WIEHL RIDGE FIRE Wiehl Ridge/Kittitas County

At about 1322 hours, Units CREW-33 E-331 E-4205 E-4206 KIT-26 KIT-27 were dispatched to another fire, this time on Wiehl Ridge in Kittitas County, where 30 acres of grass, brush and slash have been consumed. IC is Kit27. ##

WILSON CREEK FIRE – Wilson Creek/Kittitas County

The WILSON CREEK FIRE prompted ALPINE-80 ALPINE-81 E-4201 E-4202 E-4203 E-4204 KIT-25 to be dispatched at 1904 hours this evening to Wilson Creek in Kittitas County, where five acres have been burned. IC for the evening is Merth, effective upon arrival. ##

YESLER FIRE (Command) – 600 block of Yesler Way (Seattle)/King County

E10 dispatched at 2105 hours to a brush fire incident. ##

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