Evacuations ordered in Yakima County Fire (Video)
A wildfire in Yakima County continues to burn near Selah, and is threatening more than 100 structures.
The Evans Canyon Fire started Monday afternoon and evacuations have been expanded.
Level 3 evacuations mean to leave now. Level 2 means to be ready to evacuate.
From Yakima Valley Emergency Management:
** OFFICIAL EVANS CANYON FIRE INFO** 9/1/2020 AT 12:35PM
For any evacuees: The State Fair Park (1301 S. Fair Ave. Yakima, WA 98901) has made stable space and RV parking available to handle farm animals and RVs of residents that had to evacuate the Evans Canyon Fire.
The Yakima EOC may also assist residents with any needed American Red Cross info. Please call 509-574-1919 for more information.
People who need assistance can contact the Red Cross at: 509-594-0016.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
According to the Yakima County Sheriff's Department: