Cummins Creek lightning fire held to 84 acres
September 21, 2023
POMEROY––A lightning storm that rumbled over the Tucannon Valley Thursday, September 7 sparked a wildfire in the vicinity of the Tucannon Hatchery and Cummins Creek the next day.
The smoke from the fire was first spotted around 2 p.m. and Wildlife Area Manager Kari Dingman received a phone call from DNR at 2:30 p.m.
The fire was located on Hatchery Ridge above the Tucannon Fish Hatchery an...