Evacuations lifted for fire burning near Glade Creek - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

Evacuations lifted for fire burning near Glade Creek

Posted: Updated:

GLADE CREEK: As of 11 a.m Sunday morning, evacuations have been lifted for the Glade Creek fire burning South of Mabton. 

The 3,000 acre fire started Friday evening threatening homes, crops and infrastructure. It has since burned into Benton and KIlickitat Counties.

The fire originally called for level 1 evacuations and for state mobilization, which was called in early Saturday morning.

Mobilization specialists from the fire protection bureau have ordered three wildland strike teams, two dozers and two hand crews.  The fire is currently being managed by a type 3 incident management team.

As of 11 a.m Sunday morning the fire is 0 percent contained and the cause of the fire is unknown.

HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Tri-CitiesTri-Cities NewsMore>>

  • WSP rolls out tracking system for rape kits

    WSP rolls out tracking system for rape kits

    Monday, November 19 2018 9:15 AM EST2018-11-19 14:15:35 GMT

    The new tracking system called 'Track-Kit' is helping sexual assault victims anonymously track the status of their sexual assault kits through the use of an added barcode.  

    More >>

    The new tracking system called 'Track-Kit' is helping sexual assault victims anonymously track the status of their sexual assault kits through the use of an added barcode.  

    More >>
  • Tattoo shop feeds community

    Tattoo shop feeds community

    Monday, November 19 2018 12:24 AM EST2018-11-19 05:24:23 GMT

    A local tattoo shop celebrated Thanksgiving early by hosting a dinner for the community. 

    More >>

    A local tattoo shop celebrated Thanksgiving early by hosting a dinner for the community. 

    More >>
  • Secretary of Defense James Mattis visits Chief Joseph Middle School

    Secretary of Defense James Mattis visits Chief Joseph Middle School

    Friday, November 16 2018 7:11 PM EST2018-11-17 00:11:14 GMT

    Students at Chief Joseph Middle School had a surprise on Friday, November 16 when James Mattis, the U.S. Secretary of Defense, paid a visit.  

    More >>

    Students at Chief Joseph Middle School had a surprise on Friday, November 16 when James Mattis, the U.S. Secretary of Defense, paid a visit.  

    More >>