Edwall family loses home to Gray Fire
Farmer, school psychologist affected
Last updated 8/31/2023 at 10:37am
SILVER LAKE - A couple with Lincoln County school and farming ties lost their Lakehurst Drive home in the Gray Fire in and near Medical Lake Friday, Aug. 18. Ashton and Ashley Klein were among the many who saw their homes and structures burn in the 10,000-plus acre fire that ravaged the south part of Medical Lake that fateful weekend.
Ashley Klein, a school psychologist with the Davenport School District, was in the couple's house with their 2-year-old son Kolter when she received the evacuation notice on her phone.
"I actually drove past the fire coming back from Edwall, but I wasn't wor...