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Sand Ridge Fire Burning Near Bickleton in Klickitat County

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BICKLETON, WA. - State fire assistance has been mobilized to work with local firefighters to contain a fire in Klickitat County near Bickleton.

As of 5 p.m. on Thursday the Sand Ridge Fire was threatening three homes, four outbuildings, and numerous crops. No evacuation orders have been issued at that time.

Mobilization specialists from the Fire Protection Bureau ordered four wildland strike teams, one helicopter, a Type 3 Incident Management Team, a 20 person hand crew, 2 bulldozers, and additional water tenders to help all the current resources.

Personnel from the Office of the State Fire Marshal are on scene providing resource coordination and administrative oversight.

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