Washington Department of Natural Resources

Nine Mile Fire Update: Fire not started by plane crash

OROVILLE – The Nine Mile fire started on Thursday, Aug. 13, and is located three miles northeast of Oroville. The fire has burned 4,673 acres and is 30 percent contained. The fire moved beyond the United States border and into British Columbia burning 120 acres (48.5 hectares). Approximately 130 fire personnel are on the fire with additional resources ordered. No injuries are reported on this fire.

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High fire danger rating in several counties

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today the following changes in fire danger rating and burn restrictions on DNR-protected lands.

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