Beacon Hill Fire Claims 5 Acres - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Beacon Hill Fire Claims 5 Acres

SPOKANE, Wash. - High winds fueled a small brush fire Monday afternoon on Beacon Hill. Initially two companies responded to the fire, however the alarm was quickly upgraded due to the weather conditions at the time. The upgraded response eventually found 4 Structural Engines, 4 Brush Engines, District 9 Dozer and a Rehab Group.

Firefighters arrived at the scene to find 3 acres of brush burning, and 30-50 mph wind gusts fanning the flames. With the assistance of District 9 and DNR resources, firefighters were able to quickly anchor the flames before spreading into timber. Authorities credit a well-coordinated ground assault from all companies in keeping the fire from burning out of control. In all, 5 acres of land burned, however, there were no homes damaged or any injuries to civilians or firefighters.

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Fire Alert: Beacon Hill Fire

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