Colville Reservation Fire of Nearly 20,000 Acres Prompts Evacuations
A wildfire on the Colville Reservation has prompted evacuations, with more possible as it spreads to nearly 20,000 acres.
“The 19,698-acre fire is burning 10 miles north of Keller, and continues to threaten nearly 150 homes and 90 other structures along Hwy 21,” said the incident reporting system InciWeb in an August 11 news release. “Thirty-two residents living nearest the fire have been evacuated. Others who live near the fire have been alerted to be ready to leave at a moment’s notice.”