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.
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Social Media | #NoisyCreekFire #WAwildfire2017
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