NW Fire Chronicles | Noisy Creek Fire | 1


Looking east across north end of Sullivan Lake at Noisy Creek Fire

Incident Summary | The Noisy Creek fire is located on the Colville National Forest about 6 miles SE of Metaline Falls (Pend Orielle County) in Washington State.  It was detected on July 15, 2017, around 0800 hours PDT.  Its cause of ignition is lightning.

Resources | There are 310 personnel attached to this incident along with 7 crews, 11 engines and 3 helos. Command is an IMT2 team.

Size Up |  There is active fire behavior with backing, flanking and uphill runs.  About 3,120 acres of timber and brush have been destroyed but fire crews have reached a successful containment of 27% so far.  They will continue to apply pressure to reach their 100% containment goal.

Cost-To-Date | The total firefighting suppression and containment costs to date have reached $2.5 Million.

Fire Image Courtesy | Inciweb.

Social Media | #NoisyCreekFire #WAwildfire2017

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