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Lyle Hill

Unit Information

Southeast Region-Department of Natural Resources
Ellensburg , WA 98926

This incident is no longer being updated.

The Lyle Hill fire started just NE of Lyle, WA on July 12, 2021. Burning in extreme terrain with high heat and gusty winds. The fire was threatening a power sub-station and several primary residences.  

The South East Interagency Type 3 Management Team was called in and started managing the fire resources at 1000 on July 13, 2021.  
The threat of Red Flag conditions and Fire Weather Watch had firefighters watching for increased fire behavior over the next few days.  

All Evacuations and road blocks have been lifted per the Klickitat County Sheriff's office and Klickitat County Emergency Department of Emergency Management.
The fire is 90% contained and was turned back over to the Department of Natural Resources. There is a type 4 team on the scene, who will monitor and patrol looking for hot spots through the weekend. 

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginMonday July 12th, 2021 approx. 07:30 PM
Location3000 feet NE of Lyle, WA
Incident CommanderLeonard Johnson
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates45.698 latitude, -121.271 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel46
Size135 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained90%
Fuels Involved

Tall Grass, Timber, Dormant Brush, Hardwood Slash

Significant Events



Planned Actions

Continue to build perimeter to contain the fire and minimize aceage burned, secure protection around primary and secondary stuctures out to 150 feet.

Projected Incident Activity

Patrol and secure the fire line. Continue to work towards 150' of cold and black ground.


The Fire has been turned back over to the local DNR Type 4 team for monitor and patrolling through the weekend.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

High winds with low humidity in Southwestern facing slops.

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