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Wawawai canyon fire

Firefighters battle a blaze on the Snake River

COLTON - Firefighters were called to battle a canyon fire on Wawawai Road near Nisqually John Landing this morning at approximately 8:30 a.m., Friday, June 14.

Firefighters could be seen watching and communicating with air support along Wawawai Road.

District 14 Deputy Fire Chief Nick Bell said that there was no determined cause of the fire.

"A county wide mutual aid call was made for assistance," said Bell, noting that it was zero percent contained as of 12:30 p.m., June 14, and was an estimated 200 to 300 acres burning.

To assist with the flames were Colton and Uniontown District 14, Wheatla...


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