Friday, July 8th 2022 local leaders met for groundbreaking on the new Fry Creek Pump Station to mitigate local flooding issues in Hoquiam and Aberdeen.  After many years of ongoing work, funding coordination, and design work, the team leading the City of Aberdeen's overall flood relief efforts is seeing progress on the Fry Creek Restoration project and associated pump station. 

Seeing information in regards to a structure fire this morning in Montesano we went through our call audio that was recorded from our online scanners in the GHScanner App we have the following on the call - 

Montesano, - Fire was dispatched to a residential structure fire around 2:05am, S 6th and W Arland. The fire was later identified as being off W Arland when an MPD Officer arrived, advising the residence was fully engulfed. It was reported that the residence was vacant in remodel state and the flames were touching a nearby residence which they were evacuating. Fire District 2 was dispatched to this as well, assisting Montesano Fire. 

The announced that the fire was knocked down around 3:07 AM. Grays Harbor FD 2 advised in a social media post that no injuries and the fire is under investigation.