Post Summary | You told us that you prefer wildfire information for each single State grouped together. So, that’s what we are doing. Here is a recap for all Washington wildfires and fire activity for Thursday, August 10, 2017.
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NOISY CREEK FIRE
Colville National Forest – 6 miles SE of Metaline Falls, Washington
Fire behavior has been reduced from active to moderate with isolated torching. Structures are still under threat. No evacuations are in effect. There has been 3,550 acres burned but fire crews have successfully gained a 35% containment status. There are 336 personnel with 8 crews, 11 engines and 3 helos attached to this incident. The cost-to-date total has been raised to $3.2 Million.
DIAMOND CREEK FIRE
Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest – 25 miles N of Winthrop, Washington
The Diamond Creek wildfire’s fire manager (IMT1) is handing command over to a local management unit which took place today (Thursday). Currently, fire conditions are active fire behavior with short crown runs, torching and spotting. Structures are still being threatened. No evacuations are in effect. As of today, 12,525 acres have been consumed. There is still no containment around this big wildfire. There are 111 personnel deployed along with 1 crew, 5 engines and 4 helos. Total costs for fire suppression and containment is $2.5 Million.
DNR – NW Region. 9 miles NE of Darrington, Washington
Fire Managers are still reporting in to the NW Incident Coordination Center that this fire spread has been stopped and holding at 216 acres with 90% containment. There are 178 personnel with 3 crews, 6 engines and 2 helicopters on the fire line. Total costs have reached $2.3 Million CTD.
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