303 acres burned Saturday
September 17, 2020
COLTON — A wildfire in Wawawai Canyon was reported about 1 a.m. Sept. 12.
No structures were damaged and no one was hurt by the blaze which was state mobilized and is now 100% contained, officials said. The fire was located near Boone Hill Road, just north of Wawawai County Park, according to a Whitman County Sheriff’s Office release.
Fire districts from Colton, Uniontown, Pullman, Albion, Colfax and Palouse responded.
The response was state mobilized and more resources from outside the area were brought in, officials said. Crews were able to get the fire knocked down and begin moppi...