EPHRATA, Wash. – A fire erupted inside an Ephrata residential structure, sending heavy billowing dark smoke outside and observed by many. The fire broke out on July 4, 2018, on Wednesday from an unknown cause.
The house fire is located in the 100 block of L Street NE where firefighters from Ephrata and the Grant County Fire District 13 responded.
Firefighters quickly began engaging the fire.
Photo Credit | Grant County Fire District 13
Both Ephrata Police Department and the Grant County Sheriff Office were also on-scene of the fire.
Fire crews are currently battling this fire and limited details are available.
Photo Credit | Grant County Sheriff Office
No injuries to casualties or firefighters have been reported at this time.
No preliminary cause of the is known at this time.
There is no Grant County Public Safety feed due to being offline. We will provide an update if anything changes. – Ed.
(c) 2018 NW Fire Blog – Updated @ 1640 hours PDT
GRANT COUNTY, WASHINGTON
Incident Summary | A brush fire ignited by an unknown cause on Friday evening around 1827 hours PDT, prompted local firefighters from the Grant County Fire District #13 and Law Enforcement from the Grant County Sheriff’s Office to be dispatched.
Fire Timeline | Upon reaching the scene around 1827 hours PDT, the fire behavior appeared to be extreme with a high rate of speed consuming up to 50 acres of brush and grasses.
Around 1910 hours, a mutual aid request for additional resources was requested through Dispatch. Grant County Fire Districts 5 and 7 responded and arrived on-scene.
Location | The fire was located on Dodson Road and Neva Lake Road in Grant County, Washington State.
Resources | Grant County Fire District #13, Grant County FD #3, 5, 7, Ephrata FD and Grant County Sheriff’s Office.
Current Conditions | At 2011, the fire was under control and all crews were in mop-up operations.
Fire Images | Grant County Sheriff’s Office.
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