It's been a fire kind of week


Last updated 7/12/2023 at 10:31am

Fire crews from Electric City, Grand Coulee, Coulee Dam, Elmer City and the US Bureau of Reclamation fight a wildfire along both sides of SR-155 just south of Electric City July 5. - Scott Hunter photo

It began with a roadside fire July 5, along SR-155 south of Electric City where a small blaze burned grasses both sides of the highway near jeopardizing homes.

In the following days, various agencies in the region would call for immediate evacuations of areas where a wildfire had started quickly.

Thunderstorms with multiple lightning strikes didn't help amid conditions the National Weather Service...

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