Southeast Region-Department of Natural Resources
Ellensburg , WA 98926
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.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Monday July 12th, 2021 approx. 07:30 PM|
|Location||3000 feet NE of Lyle, WA|
|Incident Commander||Leonard Johnson|
|Coordinates||45.698 latitude, -121.271 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||90%|
Tall Grass, Timber, Dormant Brush, Hardwood Slash
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.
High winds with low humidity in Southwestern facing slops.