A crew from Brinnon Fire Dept is responding to the EAST BEACH RD Fire at Lake Crescent. The fire has grown to over 63 acres and our crew will be on-scene for the next several days. Watch here for updates and pictures as they report daily.
Crew Boss Jerry Rule, right; FFII Bella Lusk, left; FFII David Van Tulder
July 30, 4 PM: The crew arrived in base camp
July 31, 11AM. Brinnon Fire Dept's crew boss FF Jerry Rule was made the incident commander for the night operations. This morning they (our crew) are bedding down and resting for another long night. Jerry reported the fire is 60+ acres in size and still growing. Last night they were having lighting strikes. He reports 0% contained at this time. The fir
Update: August 1st 1:30pm
Brush 41 continues with night time operations. Jerry reports the crew is in good spirits. Last nights operation established fire line protecting infrastructures for the community. The crew has bedded down and will be back out later tonight. Strong work Brush 41! #brinnonfireproud
Update: August 1st 8:45pm
Brush 41 is back on the fire. Jerry reports it’s at 100 acres and approximately 15% contained. They have dozers cutting fire line and are continually fighting fire with emphasis focused on critical infrastructure and homes. I’ll continue to update as they send home information. #brinnonfireproud
Update: August 2nd 10:00pm
Brush 41 continues to fight fire this evening. Brush 41 is working with 3 other brush engines protecting vital infrastructure. Firefighter Rule (Jerry) is in charge of the operations again tonight. I’ll post again in the morning with more details.
Update: August 3rd 8:00pm
Brush 41 has been demobilized and is returning to Brinnon.
We are very proud of the work you’ve accomplished guys! Nice job and welcome home Jerry, Bella and David! #brinnonfireproud
Welcome home Brush 41
Jerry, Bella and David!
JOB WELL DONE! #brinnonfireproud