Post Summary | Thank you for reading our post. Here are updates on previously reported fires. We are thankful nothing new has started in Washington or, at least officially reported as so.
Here is our compiled list for Washington wildfires for Saturday, August 12, 2017.
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NOISY CREEK FIRE
Colville National Forest – 6 miles SE of Metaline Falls, Washington
The Noisy Creek Fire’s behavior is still being reported as active with backing, flanking, group torching. Structures are still are under threat. About 3,870 acres have been scorched but there has been a 41% containment status reached. 308 personnel with 6 crews, 10 engines and 3 helicopters are on-scene. CTD is $3.9 Million.
DIAMOND CREEK FIRE
Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest – 25 miles N of Winthrop, Washington
The Diamond Creek wildfire’s fire behavior on this Saturday is extremely active with uphill runs and long-range spotting. 23,650 acres have been destroyed and fire crews have successfully a 5% containment around the fire. 149 personnel are assigned along with 3 crews, 5 engines and 4 helicopters. CTD is $2.9 Million.
BRIDGE CREEK FIRE
Colville Agency – BIA – 11 miles NE of Keller
The Bridge Creek Fire started on Thursday which has burned up to 1,000 acres and with a 0% containment status. There are 153 personnel attached to this incident with 2 crews, 2 engines and 1 helo. Fire behavior is active with uphill runs, short-range spotting and torching. CTD is $850,000.
(c) 2017 The NW Fire Blog – Updated 8/12/2017 0800 Hours PDT