Containment Expected On 23,000 Acre Taylor Bridge Fire Today

August 20, 2012


"font-size: 14pt">Mother Nature cooperated, but firefighters still couldn’t completely contain the Taylor

Bridge fire, burning east of Cle Elum. Firefighters said last week they hoped to announce full containment of

the just shy of 22,000 acre plus fire by this weekend, but now estimate full containment to happen sometime

Monday. Crews caught a break Saturday and Sunday when expected lightning storms did not materialize, and

conditions remained relatively calm. 


"margin: 0in 0in 0pt">KOHO’s Clint Strand talked with Fire Information

Officer Mick Mueller on Monday’s KOHO Morning Show for the