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Douglas County Complex

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INCIDENT UPDATED 7/15/2015

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Douglas County Complex 7-12-15

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Firefighters have completed mop up work on both fires. Firefighting personnel have been released from the fire to return to their home units. Today at the end of shift, the type 3 incident management team will transfer fire command back to the local jurisdiction. A small contingent of firefighters will remain on the scene throughout the weekend to patrol and maintain the fire perimeter.

The Douglas County Complex fires started Friday July 10, 2015 at approximately 6:00 PM, east of Waterville, WA. The five lightening sparked fires merged into two large fires. Both fires are being managed as the Douglas County Complex.

There were no reports of any injuries or structures lost. All evacuation orders have been lifted. Firefighters and the incident management team would like to thank everyone affected by the fire for their understanding and cooperation.

This will be the FINAL UPDATE for this incident.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightening
Date of OriginFriday July 10th, 2015 approx. 06:00 PM
Location17 miles NE of Waterville, WA and 10 miles SE of Waterville, WA
Incident CommanderEric Riener, IC3, Type 3 IMT

Current Situation

Total Personnel50
Size22,337 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Brush, grass and sage

Unit Information

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Spokane District
Bureau of Land Management
Washington
Spokane, WA 99212

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