Green Ridge Fire grows to more than 11,000 acres
August 5, 2021
DAYTON—The Green Ridge Fire, burning 30 miles East of Walla Walla, has burned a total of 11,449 acres as of August 3. According to a morning update, the fire is 15% contained. More than 380 personnel are working the scene.
On Tuesday, fire crews focused on firing along the 46 Road that will connect the Edmiston Springs and Spangler Creek sections. Aircraft will be assisting ground resources with retardant and water-dropping runs to help minimize the potential for additional fire spread, working the strategy of anchor and flanking. It will be warmer today with temperatures in the 70’s a...