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Shorty fire near Thompson Falls update

Shorty Fire Aug 28
Posted at 3:40 PM, Aug 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-29 19:49:42-04

The Plains/Thompson Falls Ranger District continued to work on the Shorty fire Saturday.

The fire is located in the Prospect Creek drainage- about 10 miles west of Thompson Falls.

The 8 acre fire was brought to a standstill Friday, with the help of three helicopters and 50 firefighters.

Reinforcement firefighters went in Saturday to join crews that stayed behind last night.