August 8, 2011
Fire burns through the wind turbine toped hills around Hatch Grade Sunday afternoon.
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WALLULA — A blaze that started Sunday in southwestern Walla Walla County has now grown to 10,000 acres, state officials said today.Washington State Patrol Deputy Chief David Karnitz authorized the mobilization of state firefighting resources this morning
State resources have been mobilized to fight a major brush fire in the Hatch Grade Road area south of Wallula.'It went to state mobilization about 6:30 a.m. today,” said Patti Loney, a spokeswoman with Fire District 6 out of Touchet.
WALLULA - A 1,000 acre fire off of Hatch Grade started Sunday around 3 p.m. Officials with Walla Walla County Fire District 6 said they have no idea when containment will occur, but also noted that so far no structures have been threatened.The Hatch Grade