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By Drew Lawson
Cheney Free Press 

Deep Creek Fire burns 109 acres

Barn, shed burn Sunday in blaze


Last updated 9/2/2022 at 3:38pm

DEEP CREEK- A blaze that erupted Sunday, Aug. 28, north of U.S. Highway 2 burned 109 acres and two structures, including a shed and barn.

The fire was located between Wood Road and Brooks Road, according to staff reports. It occurred just east of the Spokane-Lincoln County line.

Level 3 evacuation notices were in place from Christensen Road to the east, Ritchey Road to the west, Highway 2 to the south and Sprague Road to the north until later Sunday night.

Level 3 notices tell residents fire is imminent and they should consider leaving immediately.

U.S. Highway 2 was closed between Espano...

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