Crescent Bar Fire Corralled, Evacuations Lifted

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TRINIDAD-WA.- The emergency has ended for residents of the Crescent Bar area after crews from multiple agencies put out a wind-fanned wildfire last night. Evacuations have been lifted for residents living in the Mansfield Road area. The fire was sparked by a blown tire according to the Washington State Patrol. No structures damaged and no injuries reported.

TRINIDAD, WA.- A wildfire fanned by 30 mile an hour winds threatens homes in the Crescent Bar area. Homeowners along Mansfield Roar have been placed under a Level 3 evacuation advisory to leave the area immediately. The Grant County Sheriff’s office released this map of the areas under evacuation. Fire crews from Grant, Douglas, and Chelan County are responding and authorities advise motorists to avoid the area along Highway 28 in the Trinidad area as more fire crews and equipment respond.

 

Washington State Patrol Trooper Brian Moore shot this video of a DNR Helicopter enroute to the fire on the slope that overlooks Crescent Bar

Trooper Moore reports the cause of the fire was a lost tire

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Steve Hair is a 40-year veteran broadcast journalist who comes to NCW LIFE TV after a long career in radio. Steve and his wife Lynette and their three sons moved to the Wenatchee Valley from Central California in 1992. Steve served as News Director for KPQ News where he covered a multitude of stories of importance to North Central Washington, including two of Washington State’s largest wildfires. During his radio career Steve has received many awards from organizations such as the Associated Press, (Sacramento and Seattle Bureaus) The Washington State Farm Bureau, and the California Medical Association. Steve is a sports addict. Time off usually finds him sprawled out on the couch watching the Seahawks, Mariners or anything that prevents him from doing house chores.