As of Wednesday, September 13, 2017
OROVILLE - Fire crews are continuing to battle the Blue Grouse Road fire reported earlier this morning in the Nine Mile area.
According to officials from Okanogan County Emergency Management, the blaze began as a house fire around 3:30 a.m. today, before quickly spreading.
As of 7 a.m. the blaze was reported to be at 40 acres, according to the Northeast Washington Interagency Communications Center.
Fire officials said an emergency notification message was sent out, and a deputy notified residents in the area of the blaze.