Published August 4, 2022, Thursday, 2045 hours PT
The VANTAGE HWY FIRE appears to be still on the move, this time northwesterly towards the Wildhorse Wind Farm as seen in this map created and maintained by the Washington Hometown team (used with their written permission).
The fire size is 17,000 acres with a 25% containment status inside a perimeter just short of 30,000 total acres.
There are about six hand crews, 31 engines, three dozers, six water tenders, and fire aviation assets.
The cause is unknown and under investigation.
There were one cabin and three outbuildings which have been destroyed. The cost-to-date of fire suppression and containment efforts has reached a cool $3 million dollars.
According to the Sheriff’s Office:
Hashtags used for this incident are: #VantageHwyFire #waWILDFIRE
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