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For whatever reasons these fires seem to be going unreported. They are burning above what seems to be the Midway electrical substation on the edge of the Hanford Nuclear site. This substation presumably still provides power for the Hanford Nuclear site.
“Latitude: 46.617, Longitude: -119.754, Detection Date: 13 Aug 2016, Detection Time: 20:38 UTC, Confidence: 89, Sensor: Aqua MODIS, Source: SSEC” http://activefiremaps.fs.fed.us/index.php Columbia Generating Station icon and B-Reactor exported from their respective Wikipedia pages: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbia_Generating_Station
“1945 July 16 B Reactor plutonium used in world’s first nuclear explosion. (Trinity Test Site, New Mexico) 1945 August 9 B Reactor plutonium used in Fat Man bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B_Reactor
It appears that the fires are burning above BPA’s Midway Power substation. On Sunday, April 14, 1991 The Seattle Times reported in “Town For Sale At Ghostly Midway Station“that “The substation, which furnishes power to the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, is 37 miles from Richland, 30 miles from Sunnyside and 20 miles from Mattawa.” http://web.archive.org/web/20160814040602/http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=19910414&slug=1277367 Is it part of the grid for Columbia nuclear generating station?
“While not part of the Hanford work force, employees of the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) worked at the Midway electrical power substation located near Army Position 71 (see map) in the northwest corner of the Hanford site. A crew lived at the substation year-round. Because of their location, their exposures would have been similar to those of other on-site workers.”
The area is apparently currently in the McGee-Riverlands Unit, Hanford Reach National Monument
“At the western boundary of the Hanford Site, SR 24 turns north at the northern terminus of SR 240, which travels south to Richland. The highway passes a rest area and crosses the Columbia Riveron the Vernita Bridge into Grant County, turning east at the southern terminus of SR 243. The roadway travels east through the Saddle Mountain National Wildlife Refuge and passes Saddle Mountain Lake before entering Adams County. SR 24 turns north and becomes Broadway Avenue in Othello, where the route ends at an intersection with SR 26.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_State_Route_24