Our News Partner KNDU is reporting that residents near Walla Walla Road are on standby to evacuate.

According to the Umatilla County Sheriff's Department, residents along the S Fork of the Walla Walla River Rd are advised to be ready to evacuate.

Deputies are notifying residents door to door. Residents are encouraged to evacuate prior to the notice if they feel they need to go now.

A fire near the 81000 block of Lincton Mountain Road has started is moving east towards Walla Walla River Road.

You can check out more details on the fire here  

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