Project Road Fire | Mason County | Washington State

UPDATE 2 | 2045 HOURS PDT

Crews have successfully reached a 70% containment status on the fire overnight to continue reaching all fire objectives as assigned.

** Level 1 Evacuations will remain in effect around the Lake. ***

There has been 8.7 acres scorched.

There is still no preliminary cause for this wildfire.

More updates to be posted as information is received.

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UPDATE 1 | JULY 24, 2018 | TUESDAY | 1845 HOURS PDT 

 A wildfire named the #ProjectRoadFire is burning between Shelton and Matlock in Mason County, Washington.

** Level 2 Evacuations are in effect forLake Nahwatzel and surrounding areas off of Shelton Matlock Road due to the fire burning near Shelton. **

Photo Credit | WA DNR

Resources assigned to this fire include two helicopters, two dozers, 12 engines and two (20) person hand crews.

The fire has scorched 10 acres but crews have successfully reached a 20% containment status.

(c) 2018 NW Fire Blog

Project Road Fire | Mason County | Washington State

UPDATE 1 | JULY 24, 2018 | TUESDAY | 1845 HOURS PDT 

 A wildfire named the #ProjectRoadFire is burning between Shelton and Matlock in Mason County, Washington.

** Level 2 Evacuations are in effect forLake Nahwatzel and surrounding areas off of Shelton Matlock Road due to the fire burning near Shelton. **

Photo Credit | WA DNR

Resources assigned to this fire include two helicopters, two dozers, 12 engines and two (20) person hand crews.

The fire has scorched 10 acres but crews have successfully reached a 20% containment status.

(c) 2018 NW Fire Blog

Washington State Wildfires Burn | Fire Recap | 4

WASHINGTON, Statewide – Wildfires are continuing to burn in the State of Washington, but a day without many fires is a good day in the Fire Season.

Here is your daily Sit Rep for Wednesday, June 27, 2018.

CENTRAL WASHINGTON INTERAGENCY COMMUNICATIONS CENTER

1021 | Lower Bear Creek Fire | Lower Bear Creek Rd. 1 acre. Limited info.  Open incident.

NORTHEAST WASHINGTON INTERAGENCY COMM CENTER

1523 | Gibbs Spot Fire | Gibb Rd.  Spokane County.  Grass and brush.   .01 acre. AR 445 arrived o/s.  In patrol status.

1324 | Blanchard Fire | Nelson Rd. Spokane County. Grass and brush. 0.25 acre. AR 441 o/s.  In patrol status.

PACIFIC CASCADE DISPATCH

1337 | Chinook Fire | Pacific.  Grass, timber and brush. 0.3 acre. Coleman E-266, E-267, E-271. RATKIE (IC). Contained and controlled @ 1800 hours.

SOUTH PUGET SOUND DISPATCH

1300 | 394th Street Fire | Roy.  Pierce County. Slash. 1 acre. BURNS E-545, E801. COOPER (IC).  Resources o/s.

 

(c) 2018 NW Fire Blog – Updated @ 1930 hours PDT

 

 

Washington State Touched by Wildfires | Fire Recap | 3

WASHINGTON, Statewide – We are hoping to add Washington State wildfire Sit Reps on a daily basis.

Here is your recap for today’s activities up to the time this was posted.  Each section is broken down by Dispatch Centers on Wildcad.

CENTRAL WASHINGTON INTERAGENCY COMMUNICATIONS CENTER

Fire Alert:  A County-wide burn ban is going into effect Saturday, June 30, 2018 for the Kittitas area. – Kittitas Co. Fire District 1

1652 | Moose Fire | Unknown location. Grass, brush and slash. 0.01 acres. Dispatched 1652 hours.  E-644 (IC Behlings), SO-246 o/s.  Open incident.

1438 | Wenas Fire | Wenas, 1 mile west of Ellensburg Pass. Yakima County. Grass, brush, timber. 12.23 acres. Dispatched at 1438 hours. DNR dispatched 5 engines, 20-person Ahtanum crew and 2 helicopters.

As of 1537 hours, DNR reported the fire had reached a 100% containment. No official word on what the cause is.

Photo Credit | WA DNR

1318 | Clean Out Fire | Hwy 24, MP50. Grant County.  Grass, brush. 0.1 acre. Dispatched at 1318 hours. Contained and controlled at 1433 hours.

NORTHWEST REGION DNR

1302 | Stuart Island Fire | Stuart Island. San Juan County.  Grass and duff. IC Hartzell with San Juan Fire District #3 with 7 on-scene. 0.8 acres.  No update on status.

NORTHEAST WASHINGTON INTERAGENCY COMM CENTER

1513 | South Hatch | Hangman Road. Spokane County.  Grass, brush and light timber. 0.01 acres. AR 440 (IC) on-scene. Dispatched @ 1513 hours. Contained at 1545 hours. Controlled at 1600 hours.

1410 | Saddle Strike Fire | Calispel Peak. Stevens County.  Unknown fire fuels or acreage. Dispatched at 1410 hours.  Resources AR-29, AR-414, E-31, LOA (IC) on-scene @ 1706 hours. Open incident.

1344 | Elk Spot Fire | Elk Chattaroy.  Spokane County. Grass, brush, slash, reproduction and light timber.  0.01 acre.  AR 441 (IC) o/s.  In patrol status.

0853 | 275 Spot Fire | Jamieson Park.  Spokane County.  Grass fire fuel.  AR 445 (IC) o/s. Contained and controlled at 0950 hours.

0620 | Grande Heights Fire | Dead Medicine.  Stevens County.  Grass, brush and light timber. 0.2 acres. IC NC-41 arrived @ 1111 hours. In patrol status.

PACIFIC CASCADE DISPATCH CENTER

1423 | Daybreak Fire | Clark County.  Resources were cancelled.

SOUTH PUGET SOUND DISPATCH

1350 | Clark RD Fire | Yelm.  Thurston County. Grass and brush. 0.25 acres. In patrol status.

 

 

(c) 2018 NW Fire Blog – Updated @ 1920 hours PDT

 

 

Weekend Washington Wildfires in Spokane County | 1

SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. – A series of wildfires broke out in Spokane County, Washington this weekend beginning on Friday, June 8, 2018 into Sunday, June 10, 2018 around noon.

Oregon Wildfire

Fire resources were dispatched on Friday, June 8th at 1237 hours PDT to East Oregon Road for a brush fire.  The IC (AR 414) arrived on-scene.  No time of containment or when it was controlled is known but this fire was put out at 0.2 acres.  It is currently in patrol status.

Arrowleaf Spot Fire

Fire crews were deployed on Friday, June 8th around 2330 hours to Arrowleaf Lane.  Crews quickly stopped the forward rate of spread and quickly contained the fire at 0030 hours on June 9, 2018 and putting it out at 0135 hours. 0.01 acres.

Riverside Spot Fire

A fire broke out on Saturday, June 9, 2018, prompting personnel to be dispatched at 0806 hours to the Riverside State Park.  The fire destroyed 0.01 acres of grass and duff.  Crews contained this fire at 0905 hours and put it out at 0910 hours.

Bradshaw Wheat Fire

Crews were dispatched on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 0958 hours for a wildfire burning in Spangle.  AR 63 on-scene.  Limited information received on this fire but we do know a total of 0.01 acres were destroyed.

Social Media

Due to the timing of this article being posted, the day is young for more wildfires and we will do another update if more wildfires are detected.

Public Service Announcement

Please do your part, make sure all of your campfires are completely put out. Fires and winds do not mix and often are the cause of wildfires.

(c)  2018 NW Fire Blog