ACTIVE WILDFIRES | Washington | August 2, 2015 – Tuesday

#BaldyFire
Approximately 6 miles NW of Ione – On top of Baldy Mtn

Summary

Start/Time | 8/1/15
Cause | Unknown, under investigation

Status

Acres | 342
Containment | 0%

Resources

Personnel | 200; 3 Type 1 Crews, 4 Type 2 Crews
Equipment | 1 Engine, 2 Type 1 Helos [on loan], 1 Type 2 Helo [on loan] 1 Type 3 [committed], 2 Dozers, 1 Air Attack

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#NBoulder2Fire
3 ½ miles SW of Orient – Colville NF

Summary

Start | 7/20/13
IC | NV Type 3 IMT
Cause | Lightning

Status

Acres | 233
Containment | 80%
ROS | Min. with few smoking hotspots

Resources

Personnel | 98; 2 Crews
Equipment | 1 Helo, 1 Dozers, 1 Skidinge, 3 Tenders

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#ParadiseFire
13 miles N/NE of Quinault in the Olympic National Park

Summary

Start | 5/15/15 @ 1500 PDT
Cause | Lightning

Status

Acres | 2392
Containment | 30%
ROS | Min, isolated torching, creeping, smoldering

Resources

Personnel | 35

Significant Events

Aerial Assessment | Small portion of fire reached Bob Creek. Additional air resources to be deployed for fire suppression.

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#WolverineFire
#BlankenshipFire
3 miles NW of Lucerne / Okanogan – Wenatchee NF
[Managed by same IC]

Summary

Start/Time | 6/29/15 @ 0730 PDT
IC | Chelan Ranger District/USFS
Command | Type1 IMT transitioned 8/4/15 0600 PDT
Cause | Lightning

Status

Acres | 25,634 – #WolverineFire | 170 acres – #BlankenshipFire
Containment | 20%.
ROS | Extreme, wind-driven, group torching, long-range spotting.

Resources

Personnel | 257; 6 Crews
Incident Cooperators | USDA-Forest Service, National Forest Service, WA DNR, Chelan Co Sheriff Office, Chelan Co Fire Districts #7,10.
Equipment | 4 Helos.

Damage Assessment

Destroyed | 1 residence, 3 minor structures.

## Special Notices ##

Community Meeting | 8/5/15, Wednesday @ 1900 Hours PDT. Chelan Middle School, 215 Webster Street, Chelan, WA.

NOTE:  We are working on adding more fires as time allows.

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