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Incident Information -- Northwest Large Fire Information Summary

A Large Fire as defined by the National Wildland Coordinating Group, is any wildland fire in timber 100 acres or greater, and 300 acres or greater in grasslands/rangelands, or has an Incident Management Team assigned to it.

Information received from the National ICS-209 incident reporting database for large fires is updated each morning, and shows what has been reported by the Incident Commander the previous day at 7:00 PM. Information shown for each fire incident on the current day may not reflect changes made since the previous days ICS-209 input.

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Updated:    Monday, 29th August 2016 at 09:22:50 AM

Cayuse Mtn

General Info
Cayuse Mtn WA-SPA-000024
7 miles SW of Wellpinit, WA 18417
2016-08-21 Unknown
75 2016-09-01
14 residents destroyed; 500 additional residences threatened
25 mixed/commercial; 10 non-residential; 1,000 other minor structure
Timber, brush and short grass USDI Bureau of Indian Affairs
Resources
422 8 3 26
Incident Contacts

Jean Goad, 509-416-6056

http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4986/

cayusemountainfire@gmail.com

Status

The team will continue to secure lines around structures and mop-up around containment lines.

2016-08-29 07:02:18

Cleveland Ridge

General Info
Cleveland Ridge OR-711S-014617
25 miles N of Medford, OR 530
2016-08-22 Unknown
89 2016-08-30
40 residences
20 minor structures
Timber OR Dept. of Forestry
Resources
186 11 2 10
Incident Contacts

https://www.facebook.com/ODFSouthwest/

http://www.swofire.com/

Status

The fire is 100% lined and plumbed. There are Level 1 evacuation notices for homes along West Fork Elk Creek and East Fork Elk Creek. Line is holding and mop-up is progressing.

2016-08-29 07:03:58

Deep North

General Info
Deep North WA-NES-000802
25 miles NE of Colville, WA 596
2016-08-21 Unknown
70 2016-08-30
50 residences threatened
Timber and brush with grass and understory WA Dept. of Natural Resources
Resources
675 21 2 31
Incident Contacts

Nick Cronquist, 360-480-2700

http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4977/

deepnorthfire2016@gmail.com

Status

Weather will be warm and dry today. Snags in the heavy timber are a major concern for safety.

2016-08-29 07:04:52

Hart

General Info
Hart WA-NES-000806
13 miles N. of Davenport, WA 4983
2016-08-21 Unknown
95 2016-09-01
14 primary residences destroyed; 5 damaged; 173 residences threatened
26 structures destroyed; 15 damaged, 432 threatened
Grass, brush and timber WA Dept. of Natural Resources
Resources
229 5 0 17
Incident Contacts

509-542-7928

http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4983/

hartfireinfo@gmail.com

Status

Transfer back to local unit on Sunday. Crews will continue mop-up around the perimeter and structures today.

2016-08-29 07:05:35

High Pass 12.5

General Info
High Pass 12.5 OR-781S-004917
10 miles west Junction City, OR 195
2016-08-25 Unknown
60 2016-09-02
43
Timber and logging slash OR Dept. of Forestry
Resources
565 21 2 14
Incident Contacts

Ashley Lertora 503-338-8422

http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4994/

Status

Continue aggressive mop-up operations and begin rehabilitation. There are no evacuation orders in effect. To date, no injuries and only one heat related incident has occurred. .

2016-08-29 08:32:41

Pickens North

General Info
Pickens North WA-NES-000832
7 miles NE of Tonasket, WA 760
2016-08-24 Unknown
80 2016-08-30
10 threatened
20 threatened
Grass and brush WA Dept. of Natural Resources
Resources
124 2 2 18
Incident Contacts

Allen Lebovitz, 360-480-2891

http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4990/

pickensfirenorthpio@gmail.com

Status

There is line around the entire fire. The line to be strengthened and there are some unburned fuels near the line.

2016-08-29 07:07:29

Rail

General Info
Rail OR-WWF-000582
10 miles WSW of Unity, OR 39057
2016-07-31 Unknown
60 2016-08-31
1 destroyed, 1 damaged and 3 threatened
Timber USDA Forest Service
Resources
770 18 7 38
Incident Contacts

Fire Information 541-446-3592

http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4914/

Status

Transition to PNW IMT 13 on 8/29. Some spread to the south to containment lines on Saturday.

2016-08-29 07:08:15

Spokane Complex

General Info
Spokane Complex WA-NES-000814
Wellsley (7 miles NE of Spokane, WA) and Yale (12 miles S of Spokane, WA) 6358
2016-08-21 Unknown
99 2016-09-26
280 threatened; 2 damaged; and 12 destroyed
23
Grass and timber with litter understory WA Dept. of Natural Resources
Resources
400 5 0 38
Incident Contacts

Rick Scriven, 509-477-2780

http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4978/

spokanecomplexfires@gmail.com

Status

The Wellsley fire is 100% contained. The Yale fire is 98% contained. Lines held during Saturday's wind event. Mopping up is focus, minimal fire behavior observed.

2016-08-29 08:37:21

Suncrest

General Info
Suncrest WA-SES-000459
2 miles NE of Leavenworth, WA 496
2016-08-27 Unknown
35 0000-00-00
175 Single Residences, Level 3 evacuations for 75 homes. Level 2 evacuations for 100 homes.
Timber, brush and short grass WA Dept. of Natural Resources
Resources
224 6 1 25
Incident Contacts

Alan Hoffmeister 509-207-1112

http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4998/

suncrest.fire.wa@gmail.com

Status

Fire is burning in timber, brush and grass with active fire behavior. Structures, power infrastructure and private timber threatened. Evacuations in place.

2016-08-29 09:05:08

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