CRESA reported earlier Friday that the fire perimeter was 100 percent contained
All the evacuation zones for the Jenny Creek Road Fire near La Center were set to zero, according to a report by Clark Regional Emergency Services (CRESA) Friday afternoon.
The report from the incident command day shift at 2:40 p.m. Friday (Aug. 18) read as follows:
“All evacuation zones have been set to zero, there are no longer any evacuation zones related to this incident. But due to hot dry conditions, we encourage community members to be cautious. observe burn bans, and be ready for wildfires.’’
Earlier Friday, CRESA reported that “cooler weather and continued joint fire fighting efforts around the clock have made tremendous gains.’’ The 8:45 a.m. report indicated the fire perimeter was 100 percent contained and the fire was 40 percent controlled. The report also stated that smoke will still be visible throughout the day, but you should start seeing a decrease from yesterday.
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The agencies fighting the blaze include Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and several Clark County-area agencies including the Clark County Sheriff’s Office, American Medical Response, Clark-Cowlitz Fire & Rescue, Clark County Fire District 3, Fire District 6, Fire District 10 and Fire District 13, Vancouver Fire Department, Camas-Washougal Fire Department, Cowlitz County Fire District 1.
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