EVEN WITH RED FLAG WARNINGS IN PLACE.
NOTHING COULD BE DONE AS CONDITIONS WERE JUST RIGHT
FOR THOSE FIRES TO EXPLODE ACROSS THE STATE.
FIRE CREWS SCRAMBLED TO GET RESOURCES TO SEVERAL MAJOR
KXLY 4'S AARON LUNA CONTINUES OUR IN-DEPTH COVERAGE,
WITH HOW FIRST RESPONDERS WERE STRETCHED THIN IN LINCOLN
The Hart Road Fire is just one of four major fires
burning throughout eastern Washington, which is making
it difficult for fire crews to get the equipment and
resources they need.
This morning they said they were working with a skeleton
Bedroom bathroom living room kitchen
IT WASN'T MUCH.
BUT IT WAS PAID FOR.
IT WAS HOME.
NOW IT'S GONE.
It's was just an old trailer, so.
But it was a roof over my head,
THE FIRE DESTROYED 14 STRUCTURES INCLUDING DOYLE GABRIEL'S
TRAILER AND CHARRED MORE THAN 6,000 ACRES.
FIRE CREWS FROM AROUND THE STATE ARRIVED THIS MORNING
We are glad to see you guys,
DNR'S ANDREW STENBECK ACKNOWLEDGED IT WOULD BE A TOUGH
Crews that have been out there have been at it since
yesterday afternoon, fairly early,
AND DEMAND FOR RESOURCES ACROSS THE STATE MEANT A
DELAY IN HELP.
We're a skeleton crew were going to try and hold this
fire in place and do some good work today so we can
turn it over to a type II team,
THE AIR ATTACK BEGAN JUST BEFORE NOON.
SEVERAL FIRE BOSSES AND A HEAVY TANKER ATTACKING THE
EAST AND WEST SIDES OF THE FIRE.
A HELLICOPTER FLEW RIGHT DOWN THE MIDDLE.
But I think we are handing you a descent fire package
for what we were dealt,
GABRIEL GOT HIS OWN AIR DROP.
I have good neighbors, so,
TONIGHT HE'LL BE CAMPING OUTSIDE.
Fire fighters working the Hart Road Fire were also
reminded to care and watch out for rattlesnakes, bees
Reporting in Lincoln County Aaron Luna KXLY 4 News.