Mount Hull fire burns 50 acres in Washington

  • Source: Omak-Okanogan Chronicle
  • Published: 05/14/2019 12:00 AM

A brush fire on Abbie Lane in the Swanson Mill area burned about 50 acres Sunday, May 12. The fire was 80 percent contained, with indirect dozer line around the whole fire by 5:13 p.m. Sunday evening.Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) responded with two helicopters. Okanogan County Fire District 12, the Mount Hull district, acting in joint command with DNR, responded with one tender, four brush trucks and about a dozen volunteer firefighters. “With all the resources that came up from Tonasket and Oroville, it worked out beautifully,” said Assistant Chief Robert Pimpiano, Incident Commander for District 12. “We had structure protection on all the houses. We didn’t lose any and were able to get it stopped before any damage to residents.”


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