UPDATE 3 | AUGUST 6, 2021
The CUB CREEK 2 FIRE started on July 16, 2021, around 1327 hours PT, is burning about five miles north of (revised 8/7/2021) Winthrop, Washington.
The cause is still unknown and under investigation.
Fire crews have extinguished a new start on the western flank. USFS crews supported local ground and air resources on fires: Cub Creek 2 and other wildfire incidents nearby. Mop-ups are occurring in some areas.
About 679 fire personnel are still attached to this incident.
The fire is being managed by an IMT1, SW Team 2 (Bales).
Incident Cooperators include WA DNR, Okanogan County Fire District #6, Okanogan County, WSP, WSDOT, OCEC, City of Winthrop, City of Twisp and WA State Parks.
There has been 61,391 acres of brush and timber burned with a 24% containment status. The fire behavior remains moderate. Some homes are still being threatened.
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