10-acre fire burns near Sacheen Lake

Pend Oreille County fire map
Pend Oreille County Sheriff

PEND OREILLE COUNTY, Wash.– Fire crews are working to put out a 10-acre fire burning near Sacheen Lake in Pend Oreille County.

The Pend Oreille County Sheriff’s Office said the fire is burning near Viet Road and Roberts Drive. As of 9 p.m., there was about a 90-percent line around the fire, according to the sheriff’s office. No homes are threatened by the flames.

The sheriff’s office said DNR crews will stay at the fire overnight to monitor it. South Pend Oreille Fire crews are set to return Thursday morning.

People are being asked to avoid the areas on Sacheen Lake where aircraft will be dipping the water from the lake.

 

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