Washington Wildfire | Little Camas Fire | 2

UPDATE 2 – 0815 hours

Location

The Little Camas Fire started on July 5th and is located in the Southeast Region of DNR about 6 miles southwest of Cashmere, Washington.

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Resources

270 firefighters are assigned. 4 bull dozers (ground attack as of 1700 hours 7/5/2018).

IC is Battalion 21.

Incident Cooperators

Incident Cooperators include Chelan County District 6, Chelan County SO, Okanogan Wenatchee NF, WA DNR

Size, Containment

Fire  has consumed 400 acres of timber, heavy logging slash and brush.  Crews have reached a 1% containment status.

Fire Behavior

Fire behavior is moderate with backing, spotting, torching in steep and rugged terrain, making it difficult for fire attack crews.

Fire is heading west.

Concerns of continued hot and dry conditions with RED FLAG WARNINGS due to predicted lightning over the area today.

Cost-to-Date

Fire suppression and containment costs have reached $250,000.

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