NEWS FROM THE FIRELINE: With all the fire lines secured and all hot spots cooled, the Douglas County Complex Fire is 100% contained as of 7:00 PM yesterday. Fire crews assigned to the incident will begin demobilization at 6:00 AM, Wednesday. The Douglas County Complex Fire started around 1:00 P.M., Sunday, state mobilization was declared for the fire at 5:00 P.M. On Monday, July 16, 2012, at 6:00 A.M., Spokane County Incident Management Team A under Incident Commanders Doug Bleeker and Jack Cates, took over the incident from the local resources.
SIZE: 2508 acres (approximately 2455 acres 3 miles SW of Mansfield, WA and 53 acres 13 miles west of Mansfield, WA)
VEGETATION TYPE AND TERRAIN: Heavy Sage and Grass in Moderate terrain.
RESOURCES: Spokane County Incident Management Team, 6 Strike Teams each consisting of 5 engines and 1 water tender along with 2 dozers.
AGENCIES & COOPERATORS INVOLVED:, Douglas County Fire District 5, Bureau of Land Management, Washington State Fire Mobilization and Douglas County Sherriff’s Office .
OTHER INFORMATION: All evacuation notices have been lifted. Incident Commanders Jack Cates and Doug Bleeker along with all of the members of the Spokane County Incident Management Team A would like to thank everyone in the community who supported the tremendous effort of all personnel involved with the incident. This will be the final update for this incident.