Fires too frequent in Clifton ditch area

As flames tear through the brush behind them, Clifton firefighters coordinate resources Thursday and pull hose from a firetruck into Lewis Wash along 31 Road. The fire - the third in the same location in one week - was reported about 10 a.m. by a passing motorist.



LEWIS WASH 31 RD FIRE PAIR

As flames tear through the brush behind them, Clifton firefighters coordinate resources Thursday and pull hose from a firetruck into Lewis Wash along 31 Road. The fire - the third in the same location in one week - was reported about 10 a.m. by a passing motorist.

Fires in a Clifton drainage ditch became so common that the Clifton Fire Protection District wrote specific operational protocol on how to deal with them. The Lewis Wash, which snakes along…




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