Malden Fire Update
Fire Update | Whitman County Sheriff's Office
Crews have gained the upper hand on local fires which continue to burn. Fire workers will remain in the area for several days mitigating flare-ups and hot spots. Local residents to the towns of Malden and Pine City will be allowed back into town to assess the damage to their homes and community later this afternoon. Nonresidents and nonessential personnel are encouraged to stay out of the area for the next few days.
The Sheriff’s Office is continuing to urge anyone with concerns about friends or family members who may be unaccounted for to contact Whitcom Dispatch Center at 509-332-2521.
Those who have been displaced or have lost a home in the towns of Malden and Pine City are urged to contact the American Red Cross at 509.670.5331.