Williams Flats Fire

[8/19/19] Fire that Burned 45,000 Acres in Mop Up

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Crews are starting mop-up on the Williams Flats Fire near the Colville Reservation and Lake Roosevelt, the largest wildfire currently burning in the state. It’s now 85 percent contained at nearly 45,000 acres. Fire managers said firefighters are holding containment lines, watching for unburned pockets in the fire perimeter. About 500 personnel are working the […]

[8/8/19] Latest Fire Information

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A wildfire burning on the Colville Reservation has grown to 25,000 acres or 28 square miles, prompting some mandatory evacuations. The Williams Flats Fire is burning about seven miles southeast of the town of Keller and was started by lightning last Friday morning. The Ferry County Sheriff’s Office has issued mandatory evacuation notices for some […]