YAKIMA, Wash. | An RV fire reportedly sparked a brush-turned-wildfire on Sunday, June 2, 2019 in the late morning. The fire was said to be about 1.7 miles southeast of the Squaq Rock Campground.
Fire crews and equipment was quickly dispatched via the Central Washington Interagency Communications Center from Yakima City FD, County, WA DNR and Nile FD to approximately 1-1.5 miles up Bald Mtn. Rd and located between Mileposts 103 and 104 off of Hwy 410 in Yakima.
Resources consisted of three brush trucks, one DNR helicopter and multiple engines, as well as fire support personnel.
The fire was stopped heading south down to 410 but it continued to move uphill and burning on the hillside above.
Firefighters egressed on the RV fire putting it out and immediately going into mop up operations.
The size of the fire was reportedly approximately to be three acres.
(c) 2019 NW Fire Blog – 6/2/2019 @ 1332 hours PDT