Firefighters battle blaze southwest of Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT – Fire crews are battling a new brush fire southwest of town.

As of late afternoon Thursday, the blaze at Road 21 Northwest and Road A.5 Northwest had burned across 500 acres, Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal said. The blaze was reported at 1:35 p.m.

No structures or power lines are immediately threatened.

Firefighters from Bridgeport, Douglas-Okanogan County Fire District No. 15 and Douglas County Fire District No. 5 responded, as has the Sheriff’s Office’s emergency management specialist.


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