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Sunday, August 28, 2016

8/28/2016 Hart Fire Final Update

Hart Fire Update - Final
8/28/2016 7:00 a.m. PT
Fire Information: (509) 685-6900

Location –The Hart Fire is located 13 miles north of Davenport, WA and south of the Spokane River.  The Incident Command Post is located at the Davenport Middle School. 

Yesterday’s Operations – All fire lines held through the wind event that occurred in the area.   Mop-up continued on perimeter lines and near structures.  Fire behavior was minimal again yesterday.

Today’s Operations – Firefighters will continue to patrol along fire lines and near structures and will utilize infrared imaging devices to identify any residual heat near structures.  Firefighters will continue fire line repair and rehabilitation work to limit future erosion.      

Weather and Fire Behavior – The Red Flag Warning expired yesterday evening.  Today’s weather will be slightly cooler, with minimum relative humidity near 20%.  Fire behavior is expected to be minimal. 
Evacuations and Closures  The entire fire area remains under a Level II evacuation.  Road closures are in place at the junction of Highway 25 and Hart Road and at Porcupine Hill Road. The campground at Porcupine Bay is closed.
This is the final update from Northwest Incident Management Team 7.  The Team wishes to extend its gratitude to the citizens of Davenport and Lincoln County for their support of the firefighting effort on the Hart Fire.

For additional Information see: 
Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

Quick Facts
Incident Summary
4,983 acres
Incident Commander:
Eric Knerr,
Incident Commander
on the
Crews: 5
Helicopters: 0
Engines:  17
Dozers: 2
Water Tenders: 4
Structures Destroyed
Single Residences: 14
Out Buildings: 25
Washington DNR
National Park Service
Lincoln County Fire District #5
Social Media:


Lincoln County, Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

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