Spring Coulee Fire burns 142 acres in Okanogan Co.

UPDATE – KAPP-KVEW has learned one firefighter was injured while fighting the Sping Coulee Fire, according to Okanogan Fire District #3.

ORIGINAL STORY – A fire broke out in Okanogan County on Sunday, and burned around 142 acres.

The Spring Coulee Fire ignited at 4 p.m., according to Okanogan County Emergency Management, just off B & O Road North between Fletcher Loop Road and Spring Coulee Road.

Officials say by 5:30 p.m., the fire was contained.

Aircraft, along with six fire engines, and a 20 person crew fought the flames.

The cause is under investigation by the Department of Natural Resources.