Published Saturday, August 6, 2022, 1145 hours PT
The LIND FIRE has reached a 100% containment status, though that does not necessarily mean the fire has been completely put out, it is still great news.
The town of LIND (population 535 residents) and its residents have been tragically touched by the wildfire and need our support.
Here is the second update on this incident.
The fire ignited from an unknown cause on Thursday, south of the town of Lind (Adams County), which is currently under investigation.
The fire burned 2,500 acres.
All evacuation orders were lifted on August 4, 2022.
There were 14 structures (6 homes + 8 outbuildings) that were reported as destroyed.
During the heightened fire response, the whole town of Lind was under evacuation orders.
Some of the fire agencies aka Incident Cooperators on the incident were:
GRANT COUNTY FD13 – Tender 1331 was one of many fire apparatuses on the fire.
CHELAN FIRE AND RESCUE – Deployed Brush 79 with Capt. Zacher, FF Preheim, and FF Gore.
One firefighter was injured and airlifted to a Spokane County hospital. He has been since discharged and recovering at home with his family.
Fire mobe was approved bringing in Incident Cooperators (mutual aid) from across the State. The termination of the resource order ended at 1200 hours on Saturday morning.
The Washington State EOC remains at a Level 2 Partial Activation.
Though the fire activity has been de-escalated, we will continue to provide updates as the town of Lind recovers from this incident.
Hashtags used for this fire are #LindFire #waWILDFIRE
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