#LaurelFire | Washington State | 4

LAUREL FIRE – NEAR DEER PARK, WASHINGTON

Aerial shot of the Laurel Fire. (Credit: WA DNR)

INCIDENT SUMMARY

A wildfire broke out on the afternoon of Monday, July 25, 2017, prompting fire resources to be dispatched from several agencies.

The cause is unknown at this time and is being investigated.

The fire has now reached a 100% containment status and is holding at 60 acres.  NOTE: Just because it has been fully contained, does not mean the fire is out. Night operations will begin and firefighters will work into the night.

LOCATION

The incident is located about 4 miles East of Deer Park and  burning close to Hwy 2 near Laurel Road; North of Chattaroy in Spokane County, Washington.

RESOURCES

Fire personnel and resources on-scene from DNR, SCFD4, SCFD8 , SCFD1, SCSO, and WSP .

Night briefing on the Laurel Fire. (Photo Credit: Spokane Co. Fire District #4)

EVACUATION SHELTER

A Red Cross shelter was opened at the Riverside Elementary School.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

Some are using variations of the  name #LaurelRoadFire to #LaurelFire #WAwildfire2017 #WSP #SCFD4 #SCFD1 #DNR #WA

(c) 2017 The NW Fire Blog

#LaurelParkFire | Washington State | 3

LAUREL PARK FIRE – NEAR DEER PARK, WASHINGTON

Fire resources in air and on the ground. (Photo Credit: WSP Trooper J. Sevigney)

INCIDENT SUMMARY

A wildfire broke out on the afternoon of Monday, July 25, 2017, prompting fire resources to be dispatched from several agencies.  The cause is unknown at this time and is being investigated.

LOCATION

The incident is located about 4 miles East of Deer Park and  burning close to Hwy 2 near Laurel Road; North of Chattaroy in Spokane County, Washington.

RESOURCES

Fire personnel and resources on-scene from DNR, SCFD4, SCSO, WSP, SCFD1 .

Air Attack in progress. (Photo Credit: Spokane County Fire District #4)

SIZE

The fire has now scorched about 60 acres of land.

Air resources are making a good knockdown on the wildfire.

EVACUATION SHELTER

A Red Cross shelter was opened at the Riverside Elementary School.

CLOSURES

Hwy 2 will be closed for a few more hours to allow firefighting personnel and equipment to continue to work the fire.

A detour is in place, says the Washington State Patrol.

Fire Officials would like to remind you to be careful when driving and fire equipment is in the area.  Also, remember there are #NoDronesInFireZones.  When you fly, they can’t.

 

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

#LaurelParkFire #WAwildfire2017 #WSP #SCFD4 #SCFD1 #DNR #WA

(c) 2017 The NW Fire Blog

#LaurelParkFire | Washington State | 2

LAUREL PARK FIRE – NEAR DEER PARK, WASHINGTON

Fire boss on-scene. (Photo Credit: Spokane County Fire District #4)

INCIDENT SUMMARY

A wildfire broke out this afternoon, prompting resources AA 1010F AR 27 AR 441 AR 443 AR 448 BLM 11 DNR 33 E 32 FB 202 FB 206 LOA 34  that were dispatched around 1555 hours.

LOCATION

The incident is located about 4 miles East of Deer Park and  burning close to Hwy 2 near Laurel Road; North of Chattaroy in Spokane County, Washington.

RESOURCES

Fire personnel and resources on-scene from DNR, SCFD4, SCSO, WSP, SCFD1 .

Air Attack in progress. (Photo Credit: Spokane County Fire District #4)

SIZE

The fire has now scorched about 60 acres of land.

Air resources are making a good knockdown on the wildfire.

FIRE WEATHER

Current temps for this incident are 90*F temps, sunny with 14% relative humidity (RH) and clear skies.

ALERTS!

Media staging is located at Hwy 2 and Westmoreland Road.

SCSO, WSP also on scene controlling traffic. Avoid Hwy 2 near Chattaroy, as it is closed

SOCIAL MEDIA

#LaurelParkFire #WAwildfire2017

(c) 2017 The NW Fire Blog

#LaurelParkFire | Washington State | New!

LAUREL PARK FIRE – NEAR DEER PARK, WASHINGTON

INCIDENT SUMMARY

A wildfire broke out this afternoon, prompting resources AA 1010F AR 27 AR 441 AR 443 AR 448 BLM 11 DNR 33 E 32 FB 202 FB 206 LOA 34  that were dispatched around 1555 hours.

LOCATION

The incident is located about 4 miles East of Deer Park in Washington State.

RESOURCES

DNR also has ground crews and strike teams, as well as (3) planes on-scene.

SIZE

The fire has now scorched about 60 acres of land.

SOCIAL MEDIA

#LaurelParkFire #WAwildfire2017

(c) 2017 The NW Fire Blog