Ford-Corkscrew Fire now 95 percent contained

Ford Corkscrew Fire Friday Aug. 27
Stevens County Fire District No.1

FORD, Wash.– The fire that’s been burning for almost two weeks in Stevens County is 95 percent contained.

The Ford Corkscrew Fire started on Aug. 15 near Ford and forced hundreds of families to evacuate.

Fire crews have been working tirelessly since to get it under control. On Monday morning, it had burned 15,782 acres (24.66 square miles).

Firefighters lifted all evacuations Monday morning.

Ford Corkscrew Fire evacuations map 8-26-21

Stevens County Fire District No.1

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