#CanyonCreekFire | Washington | 4

NEAR CARLTON, WASHINGTON

INCIDENT SUMMARY

A wildfire is burning about 2 miles North of Carlton, Washington that began on July 15, 2017, that prompted many fire resources to be dispatched would quickly become a larger fire.

RESOURCES

185 personnel.  11 crews.  53 engines.  3 helicopters.  State Mobe approved. IC:  Washington DNR – NE Region.

FIRE FUELS

Timber, brush and tall grass.

CURRENT CONDITIONS

Moderate fire behavior.  1,192 acres with a 10% containment status.

SIGNIFICANT EVENTS

2 structures have been lost.  Fire suppression and containment costs to date have reached up to $204,000. (readjusted figure)

A smokey haze sat in the lower part of Methow Valley which is from a wildfire in nearby along the U.S. – Canadian border. (Fire is in Canada)

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Photo Credit: Okanogan Fire District #6

 

 

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