CHELAN & DOUGLAS COUNTY, WASHINGTON STATE
LIGHTNING SPARKED FIRES
A surprising and an unexpected lightning storm burst through Chelan and Douglas Counties in Washington State on Monday, June 26, 2017.
Multiple lightning-caused starts ignited with one becoming a large wildfire (Spartan), prompting the immediate deployment of both fire suppression ground and air resources around 1600 hours PDT
CHELAN COUNTY WILDFIRES
The Alcoa Fire is located West of the Alcoa Highway and North of Clockum Road in Chelan County has burned up to 500 acres and is continuing with a forward progression that has 0% containment.
No update as of yet fro June 27th.
Located SE of Wenatchee (Chelan), Washington State has consumed around 4,397 acres and has a zero containment status. 80 homes are considered under direct threat and Level 2 evacuations have begun (Get Set to Go).
State Mobilization was approved last night. No word on which resources and from where are being deployed to this incident. An interagency Type 3 incident management team from SE WA has taken over on Tuesday, June 27th at 0600 hours.
DOUGLAS COUNTY WILDFIRES
5 wildfires are burning for a total 300 acres in Douglas County, near Palisades. BLM, DNR and air support are on-scene, as of 1800 hours PDT.
No update yet for Tuesday, June 27th.
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