Active Wildfires | NW Region | July 18 2017

Here are the wildfires burning in the Northwest Region which included Washington State and Oregon for Tuesday, July 18, 2017.

Canyon Creek Fire |  WA DNR – NE Region. 2 miles North of Carlton, WA. Timber, brush and tall grass. 2 structures lost.  Min FB. 1,200 acres. 75% contained. 393 personnel.  11 crews.  53 engines. 3 helos. $777,000 CTD.

Dry Creek Fire |   WA DNR – SE Region. Transfer of command from IMT 2 (Sheldon) back to the local unit will occur today. 6 miles North of Husum, WA. Timber and brush. Min FB with backing, smoldering and creeping. 337 acres.  94% contained. 255 personnel. 12 crews. 8 engines. $4 Million CTD.

Redford Canyon Fire |   BIA – Colville Indian Reservation and WA DNR. 8 miles SE of Keller, WA. Light logging slash, brush and tall grass. Moderate fire behavior (FB) with backing and flanking. 500 acres.  10% containment. 250 personnel.  9 crews. 14 engines. $150,000 CTD.

Snake River Fire |  Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office. 8 miles of Clarkston and 15 miles of Pomeroy. Brush and tall grass. Min FB. 3,980 acres. 70% contained. 307 personnel. 9 crews.  2 helicopters. $500,000 CTD.

OREGON

Buck Creek Fire |  Wallowa-Whitman NF. 16 miles NE of Imnaha, OR. Brush and grass. Min FB.  1,015 acres. 95% contained. 0 resources. $1 Million CTD.

Coyote Creek Fire | Burns District. 30 miles SW of Riley, OR. 1583 acres. 90% contained.

Hart Fire | Sheldon-Hart Mountain National Wildlife Refuge. 41 miles NE of Lakeview, OR. 466 acres. 60% contained.

McCarty Fire |  Lakeview District, BLM. 4 miles SE of Alkali Lake, OR. Brush and grass. 980 acres. 82% contained. 12 personnel. $415K CTD.

 

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