Published Sunday, September 4, 2022, 2230 hours PT


The BOULDER MOUNTAIN FIRE continues to burn in the Tacoma Creek and Boulder Mountain (Pend Oreille/Stevens County) areas, about nine miles northwest of Cusick, Washington State.

Credit: McLane FD

The fire ignited on private land on Wednesday, August 31, 2022, around 2030 hours in the evening but has since spread to Federal and State lands.

The wildfire was ignited by lightning.


There is about 107 total personnel.

A Type 2 IMT (Northeast WA Fire Info) will assume fire command on Monday, September 5th around 0600 hours PT.

The current IC is Cody Montgomery.

Incident Cooperators: Chief Mountain Hot Shots, USFS/Colville National Forest, WA DNR, US National Weather Service IMET, Pend Oreille County Fire District #2, Pend Oreille County Emergency Management, Lacey Fire District 3, South Pend Oreille Fire Rescue, McLane Black Lake Fire Department, South Thurston Fire & EMS, East Olympia Fire District 6, Lewis County Fire Protection District #5, West Thurston Fire and FireTrac.


Fire behavior has been observed as active with flanking, backing, and isolated torching.

The fire has burned 1,400 acres of timber and has a 0% containment status.

There is about 107 total personnel, along with 10 engines staffing the fire incident.


CTD: $1.2 Million.

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