SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. -

A Spokane Fire official says the brush fires that started in the area on Saturday evening will be in patrol status by that night, meaning the fire is basically under control.

The Jim Hill Road Fire started burning on Highway 2 near Chattaroy Saturday evening. The majority of Spokane Fire resources attacked the blaze. Fire crews are using dozers and hand lines to attack the fire. Firefighters came to help from as far away as Williams Lake, an hour southwest of Spokane.

As of 11 p.m. on Saturday, Level 2 evacuations remain in place for homes near Park View Lane, Meadow River Lane, and North Elk-Chattaroy Road.

Highway 2 is down to two lanes, one north and one south.

There was a second fire burning up towards the Mount Spokane area called the Madison Complex.
Crews have a good handle on that fire as well.

Level 2 evacuations remain in place for homes near Park View Lane, Meadow River Lane, and North Elk-Chattaroy Road.

Highway 2 is also down to two lanes, one north and one south.

There are a lot of downed trees and power lines across the north Spokane County. If you see one, report it to the power company or call 911. You can check current Avista power outages by clicking here