Mattawa Fire

[7/18/19] Powerline Fire Contained

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Containment of the Powerline Fire in Grant County is holding steady at 7,800 acres, with all evacuation notices lifted. Officials said last night the fire was 80 percent contained and could reach full containment today. The fire started Sunday afternoon just north of Mattawa, moving fast to the east in sage and brush. The fire […]

[7/17/19] Grant County Fire Progress

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The Powerline Fire in Grant County is now 65 percent contained at 7,800 acres. Level 1 and 2 evacuation notices remain in effect for homes above Mattawa and firefighters are asking people to stay out of the area. The fire started Sunday afternoon and winds pushed it to the east along the Saddle Mountains just […]