Smoke from wildland fires rolls over Clarkston area
Two fires merged, third is now 100% contained
July 15, 2021
CLARKSTON - Smoke could be seen from Clarkston as three wildland fires merged into two, one being 100% contained on Monday.
The closest is the Silcott Fire, which is 2 miles west of Asotin and was burning 8,633 acres on July 12 and is 100% contained.
"We do not expect the fire to grow or spread outside its current borders," said a spokesperson.
Fire began burning brush and tall grass on July 7. No structures were lost.
The firefighting is managed by Asotin County Fire District 1, the Washington State Patrol-Fire Marshal's Office, the Bureau of Land Management, the Department of Natural Reso...