As of Tuesday, July 15, 2014
BRIDGEPORT Fire crews finished mop-up operations Thursday evening on the Highland Fire about six miles east of town along state Highway 174.
The blaze is 100 percent contained, fire officials said.
On Friday morning, a small grass fire was reported in the fire area, but two strike teams still on the scene responded with Douglas County Fire District No. 3 to douse the blaze. Crews stayed on the scene and competed a second mop-up that morning.
The fire began at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. State mobilization was authorized, allowing crews to be deployed from around the state.
The Spokane County Incident Management Team assumed command at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
No structures were damaged. The fire burned 492 acres of grass and brush.
During the fire fight, Douglas County firefighters also responded to a small fire on state Highway 174. It was contained at 37 acres.
All road closures and evacuations have been canceled.