State Mobilization approved for Buckshot Fire

State Mobilization approved for Buckshot Fire

GRANT COUNTY, Wash.-- State Fire Mobilization has been approved for the Buckshot Fire.

The Buckshot Fire is located in Grant County, near the town of Desert Aire.

That's two miles southwest of Mattawa.

The fire started around 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

The fire burning grass and brush, is an estimated 1,000 acres and is 10 percent contained as of Friday morning.

It's threatening several homes, crops, and infrastructure. The Grant County Sheriff's Office says the LEVEL 3 evacuation orders for some northwest Desert Aire residents have been downgraded to a Level 1.

The cause is still under investigation.

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