Soap Lake wildfire hits 300+acres, 3 more fires under control

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EPHRATA, Wash. – Four different wildfires from Grant County’s first responders, including 300+ acre fire protection structures east of Lake Soap, responded in full.

Step 3 (Go now!) Releases have been given to the following areas

  • Adrian Road between SR-28 and Road 20-NE
  • Road D.5-NE 21000-block
  • 2400-Block Road 20.8-NE
  • Road D.5-NE / Road 20.6-NE
  • Road D.5-NE / Road 20.6-NE

KAPP-KVEW spoke with Grant County Sheriff’s Office Pio Kyle Forman, who confirmed that about 50 structures were at risk due to the fire. The flames are designed to be blown away by high winds, and our first weather team will be reduced overnight.

Former cover-up: People living near Lake Soap have been told to evacuate immediately.

No damage was reported and no structures were reported, Forman confirmed. Grant County firefighters have called for air support to put out the blaze.

The Grant County Public Utilities District burned down utility poles in the area, cutting off 100 customers around Lake Soap and 300 in the Winchester area.

Three more wildfires are on the rise, meaning firefighters from across Grant County are removing flammable materials. A.D. As of June 28, each of these cases are under control.

A related drone hospital has been evacuated in Grand Cool due to a gas leak, according to GCSO

About 300 acres of road 14-NW was damaged along M.5-NW. GCCO officials said a few homes near Quincy had been given Level 3 eviction notices, but no one was injured.

The other front of Lake Moses (N Frontage Road West at Hiawatha Road-NW) is on display.

The blaze south of Ephrata is under the control of Lake Neva Road and SR 28 as firefighters work to clear the area. Real time travel data from the Washington State Department of Transportation indicates that State Line 28 is closed in both directions.

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