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Bridge Creek Fire 42 percent contained


Last updated 8/30/2017 at 10:26am

The lightning-caused Bridge Creek Fire, burning 13 miles northeast of Keller, is responsible for the smoke in the air lately.

So far the fire, which started on Aug. 9, has burned 3,518 acres and is at 42 percent containment, according to an Aug. 29 press release from the Colville Tribes.

Heat conditions, difficult terrain, and poor access to the fire have proved physically and mentally challen...

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