Wildfire burning in Douglas County grows to 10,000 acres, Level 2 evacuations in place

  • Source: KHQ-TV NBC 6 Spokane
  • Published: 07/12/2020 10:35 AM

A 10,000 acre wildfire led to Level 2 evacuations for the town of Mansfield, located in Douglas County, WA. Those notices were in place for the town of Mansfield and approximately 10 residences west of Mansfield. Crews were able to hold the fire through the overnight hours, and into Sunday morning. As of Sunday morning, the fire was still 3 miles southwest of Mansfield. A Mobilization Type 3 Team officially took control of the fire Sunday at 8 a.m. No injuries had been reported. Authorities say State Mobilization resources were arriving and forming an ICP in Mansfield, as of 10:13 p.m. Saturday. Resources including air support and tankers were staged for utilization.


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