Enterprise wildfire partially closes Lake Roosevelt to boaters

Enterprise wildfire partially closes Lake Roosevelt to boaters

Enterprise wildfire partially closes Lake Roosevelt to boaters

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on August 6, 2014 at 4:24 PM

Updated Wednesday, Aug 6 at 4:24 PM

LAKE ROOSEVELT, Wash.—The Enterprise wildfire partially closed Lake Roosevelt to boaters on Wednesday. The 50 acre fire was started by lightning on August 3 and has caused cameras and homeowners to evacuate.

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Department of Natural Resources officials said they closed part of Lake Roosevelt to help planes scooping up water the battle the flames Fruitland, WA. The Enterprise boat-in campground was also closed along with a shoreline camping ban.

Two helicopters and three airplanes helped with aerial water drops.

On Tuesday, the fire forced six homes and a nearby camp to evacuate.

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