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Sunday, August 7, 2016

8/7/16 New Fire in Columbia County WA

There is a new fire burning in the Fletcher Rd area near Lyons Ferry in Columbia County, WA. At 10:45AM, State Mobilization was authorized to assist with this fire.
7 strike teams of engines, one hand crew and one dozer that were demobilized from the Snake River Fire near Pomeroy responded to help the local resources fight that fire, and are on scene now. Air resources have been ordered and are enroute from Deer Park, WA.
The incident management team that is managing the Snake River fire will help with management of this new fire. More updates will be sent out as information comes in.
For information on this new fire, please contact: Public Information Officer Megan Hill – 509-939-5216 Public Information Officer Michael Krueger – 509-290-9918

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