Deep North Fire | Washington | Aug 24 2016

INCIDENT SUMMARY

Smoke above the Deep North Fire

Deep North Fire (Courtesy: Inciweb)

Start Date/Cause

The Deep North Fire started Sunday evening from an unknown cause.

Location

Thirty-one miles northeast of Colville, Washington and West of Deep Lake.

Size – Containment

Currently, the fire is said to be at 617 acres and is approximately 15% contained.

RESOURCES

Command

NW IMT team #10.

Fire Response

187 fire personnel are assigned to this incident along resources of 3 crews, 20 engines.

Structures

0 damaged or destroyed reported.

CURRENT CONDITIONS

Fire Behavior

Moderate fire behavior with single tree torching, flanking and creeping.

Threats

40-50 homes are under Evacuation Level 1.

Under direct threat:  Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) timberlands, local livestock and homes near Deep Lake.

Cost-to-Date

$250,000.00

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