Fire south of Loon Lake burns 15 acres

Fire burns 20 acres near Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge, crews stop forward progression
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LOON LAKE, Wash. — A fire south of Loon Lake burned 15 acres, according to the Stevens County Fire District No. 1.

Crews first responded to the wildfire on Tuesday afternoon, but remained on scene throughout the night and into Wednesday morning as they mopped up the area.

Fire crews used the lake to refill water tanks and said people in the area can expect to see small flames and smoke throughout the day.