State fire mobilization authorized for wildfire burning near Rock Lake

Fire Watch

EWAN, Wash. — Firefighters are currently responding to a wildfire along Miller Road near Rock Lake in Whitman County.

The fire is estimated to be around 200 acres and burning near the town of Ewan. State fire assistance has been mobilized under the Washington State Fire Services Resource Mobilization Plan.

It’s being called the “Miller Road Fire.” The fire is threatening primary residences, crops, and residential infrastructure. No evacuation orders are in effect at this time.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.