PHOTOS: Fire authorities working the massive Schneider Springs Fire in Yakima County announced on Thursday new Level 3 evacuations: “Level 3 GO NOW! evacuation notices have been issued for all residents along SR410 from the Intersection of Highway 12 to Little Naches and Bumping Lake Road.” First responders will be going door-to-door to let people know they need to evacuate for their safety.
New Level 2 Be Ready evacuation notices have also been issued for people living along Highway 12 from the intersection of SR410 to the top end of Tieton Reservoir Road.
A Red Cross shelter will be opened at Summit View Church of Christ at 100 N 72nd Ave in Yakima. The Schneider Springs Fire is spewing smoke across the Yakima Valley and beyond, creating hazardous air quality in Yakima and unhealthy air in the valley.