Evacuations lifted, containment grows on fire west of Medical Lake
MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. — UPDATE:
All evacuation orders were lifted for the Tucker Prairie Fire at 8:00 p.m. According to PIO Guy Gifford, the fire is completely trailed and 50 percent contained, as of Sunday night.
—————————————————————————————————————————————-A fire that began Sunday afternoon in the Tucker Prairie area is now about 10 acres. Level 3, or mandatory, evacuations were ordered around 5:00 p.m. but lowered to Level 2 shortly after.
Those living on Tucker Prairie Road, Ben Appel, Jackie Road and Carston Road should be ready to go at a moment’s notice.
— Spokane FD8 Firefighters (@IAFFL3711) July 30, 2018
The Department of Natural Resources is investigating how the fire, named the Tucker Fire, started. DNR crews are also on scene assisting local firefighters.
Crews have a road block at Tucker Prairie Rd and South Jackie Rd.
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