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Palmer Fire

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Spokane District
Bureau of Land Management
Washington
Spokane, WA 99212

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Phone: 000-000-0000
Hours: M-F 7:30 AM - 8:30 PM SS Same

News Releases — Palmer Fire

Palmer Fire Daily Update 8/29/2020 Released: 8/29/2020
  THIS WILL BE THE LAST UPDATE The fire is completely lined and firefighters are now focusing on holding and improving their lines and eliminating any remaining heat within 200 feet of the fire's...
Palmer Fire Daily Update 8/28/2020 Released: 8/28/2020
As fire behavior continues to decrease, crews are increasing their mop-up efforts. The goal is to create a secure 200-foot perimeter around the fire's edge before turning the fire over to local...
Palmer Fire FAQ Released: 8/26/2020
 Palmer Fire FAQ 8/26/20 Q: How many structures were lost? How many primary residences and how many outbuildings?A: We don't have an updated number of structures lost or a breakdown of houses...
Palmer Fire Daily Update 8/26/2020 Released: 8/26/2020
Fire behavior has decreased significantly, and crews are now engaged in mop-up and enlarging safety circles around structures in the burn area.  Some resources are being released from the incident...
Palmer Fire Daily Update 8/25/2020 Released: 8/25/2020
Yesterday, a cold front blew over the fire area bringing gusty winds that tested fire lines. Luckily, all contingency lines held strong and the fire didn’t exhibit any major growth. Now, the focus...
Palmer Daily Update 8/24/2020 Released: 8/24/2020
Firefighters made significant progress yesterday. Burn-out operations continued in the vicinity of Loomis. Airtankers dropped retardant north of town helping to further secure the area. Burn-outs...
Palmer Fire Daily Update 8/23/20 Released: 8/23/2020
Palmer Fire Daily Update 8/23/20Successful backburning operations were conducted near Loomis yesterday reinforcing the firelines north of town.  Today, crews will be mopping up and patrolling that...
Palmer Fire Daily Update 8/22/20 Released: 8/22/2020
 Despite wind gusts up to 48 mph yesterday afternoon, firefighters prevented the fire from making any large gains. Operations focused on improving existing contingency lines and further expanding...
Palmer Fire Update 8/21/2020 Released: 8/21/2020
Firefighters working overnight made significant progress conducting burn-out operations in the vicinity of Wannacut Lake and around Palmer Lake lodge. Today crews will focus on mopping-up hot spots...
Palmer Fire Daily Update 8/20/20 Released: 8/20/2020
Palmer Fire Daily Update 8/20/20 A Type 2 Incident Management Team led by Incident Commander Shawn Sheldon assumed command of the Palmer Fire at 6:00 PM this evening. The incident command post is...