BREAKING NEWS: Lind Residents Ordered to Evacuate
The Lind fire is now four miles wide and has reached state mobilization status.
Homes, crops, and infrastructure near the cities of Ritzville and Lind are under threat.
The fire started on August 4, 2022, at approximately 11:45 a.m.
Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste issued state mobilization at 1:15 p.m. at the request of Adams County Fire District #2 Chief Kevin Starring
Cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
Mobilization specialists from the Fire Protection Bureau will provide aircraft along with a wildland fire strike team to assist the fire.