NEW START |25 MILE CREEK FIRE | WA

LAKE CHELAN, WASHINGTON

UPDATE 1 – JULY 29, 2018 – 2000 HOURS PDT

A wildfire is burning near 25 Mile State Park on the south shore of Lake Chelan, Washington.  It is burning east of the intersection of Hal and South Lakeshore.

Lake Chelan area | Credit-WA DNR

LEVEL 3 EVACUATIONS (LEAVE NOW!) have been issued for the following areas:

  • South Lakeshore at milepost 9.5
  • West including Hale Road, Shady Pass and 25 Mile State Park

RESOURCES include engines, hand crews aircraft that have or are currently en route to the area.

FIRE SIZE is currently said to be at approximately five acres and growing.

CAUSE is unknown at this time.

INCIDENT COOPERATORS include Chelan County EM, Washington State Patrol, WSDOT, Cle Elum FD and WA DNR fire resources.  More are en route.

SOCIAL MEDIA hashtags being used for tracking purposes are #25MileFire and #WAwildfires2018.

(c) 2018 NW Fire Blog

WA WILDFIRE |CHELAN HILLS FIRE | 2

DOUGLAS COUNTY, WASHINGTON

UPDATE 3 – JULY 31, 2018 – 1430 PDT

Fire has burned 1,842 acres and crews have successfully reached a 97% containment status.  There are 244 personnel assigned along with 4 crews, 34 engines and 0 helicopters.

Photo Credit | WA DNR

2 primary homes and 1 vacation homes, along with several outbuildings, crops and wheat fields were damaged.

Fire suppression efforts and containment status costs-to-date have reached $1.6Million.

UPDATE 2 – JULY 29, 2018 – 1045 PDT

The fire has burned 1,842 acres and has reached a 40% containment status.

There are 130 firefighters assigned to this incident and today, will be tasked with continued containment efforts throughout the day, along with air resources when needed.

WSP states there could be traffic delays on SR 97 as fire activity could impact roadways off and on today.

Taken on July 27th. Photo Credit:  WSP

Boaters are asked to remain clear of the area used by the planes and helicopters for dipping water.

UPDATE 1 – JULY 28, 2018 – 2200 PDT

July 27:  WA DNR fire assets joined five airplanes, local and BLM Oregon fire crews that were dispatched to a fire was burning on the east side of the Columbia River, east of Chelan Falls (not to be confused with Lake Chelan) and north of Orondo, Washington State.

Photo taken on July 28th.  Credit:  WA DNR

Friday morning, the NCW Fairgrounds in Waterville opened their facility to shelter any animals impacted by the wildfire. Officials request that if you use this shelter, to leave animal information on the Log at the Fair Office.  Questions or need assistance, you may contact Carolyn @ 775-790-5616.

Taken on July 27 – Credit:  WSP Trooper Brian Moore, PIO

200 Firefighters are assigned on this fire and are working tirelessly around the clock to suppress and contain this extremely active fire.

At about 1900 hours, the fire was said to be moving rapidly due to increased winds.  The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office issued Level 2 evacuations for McNeil Canyon including Beebe Ranch area.

Around 2130 hours, the fire had burned 1,200 acres that prompted evacuation notifications to be issued by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

July 28:  This morning rain fell over the area creating good news in how the  wildfire was moving “away” from the roadway.

DNR estimated the fire had grown to 800 acres scorched earlier in the morning, but  an air flight recon over the fire line was completed just after noon the estimation would come in a whopping 1,800 acres!  However, crews were beginning to make progress with reach a preliminary 20% containment status.

WA State Fire Mobe resources were approved during the day and were in the process of being deployed on this rapidly growing firestorm.

Around 1630 hours, the Douglas County Sheriffs Office reopened McNeil Canyon but wants drivers to know to be cautious and have your situational awareness in tune to your surroundings.  Additionally, yield to fire personnel and their apparatus, as they are still working in the area.

As of 2100 hours, WSP states traffic was returning to alternate traffic in which a WSDOT pilot car would escort drivers on a single lane in each direction from milepost 213 (Orondo) to milepost 235 (SR 97/SR150 Junction).

Drivers whom want to avoid traffic delays, may use alternate SR97A which is fully open.  This traffic operation will remain in effect throughout the night and expect long delays.

#ChelanHillsFire #WAwildfires2018 #WA

(c) 2018 NW Fire Blog

 

WA WILDFIRE ACTIVITY | JULY 28, 2018

WASHINGTON STATE

We are all too familiar with fire images plastered all over our televisions, through digital communications  and in print.  Those who may have not seen these vivid photos visually, most we have spoken to have in some sort of way been impacted by word-of-mouth or indirectly or directly touched by wildfires here in Washington State.

Though there are so many wildfires, we are going to try to give you a picture of current and past Wildfires incidents in a single post.  For larger incidents, we will continue to post them separately.

Here is a recap for all fires for Saturday, July 28, 2018.

WASHINGTON STATE WILDFIRES BY COUNTY AND DISPATCH TIME

BENTON COUNTY

Benton County is located in the south-central portion of the State.  It is about 1,760 square miles with Kennewick as its largest City and Prosser as its County seat. The County is the venue to Columbia and Yakima Rivers.  Mountains and ridges include Horse Heaven Hills, Rattlesnake Hills, Badger Mountain, Candy Mountain and Red Mountain. 

North of this County is Grant County; Franklin County is northeast; Walla Walla County to the east; to the southwest are Klickitat County, Umatilla and Morrow Counties in Oregon.

Communities include Benton City, Kennewick, Richland and West Richland, as well as unincoporated communities which include Badger, Gibbon, North Prosser and Susie.

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1234.  #GNCFire.  Hwy 24, mile post 33.  T12N R24E S4. Grass.  Thompson IC. 0.5 acre.  Contained/controlled at 1449 PDT.  Central WA Interagency Comm Center.

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CHELAN COUNTY

Chelan County is approximately 2,994 square miles with 2,921 of land and only 73 square miles water.  Its largest city and county seat is Wenatchee.  The County has many well-defined features such as the Cascade Mountains, Chelan Mountains, Chiwaukum Mountains, Columbia Rivers, Entiat Mountains, Lake Wenatchee, Wenatchee River and the Columbia River.

It is host to the iconic and beautiful 55-mile long Lake Chelan which has a depth to 1,486 feet!

In 2017, the population was at 76,533 residents.

Nearby counties include to the northeast Okanogan County; Douglas County to the east; Kittitas County to the south; King County to the southwest; Snohomish County to the west and Skagit County to the northwest.

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1921. #CougarCreekFire. Cougar Creek. Unknown acreage.  T27 R18 S11. Central WA Interagency Comm Center.

1545. #WindyFire.  Trout Creek. 0.25 acres. T24N R16E S18.  Brush.  Dufurrena IC as of 1700 PDT. Central WA Interagency Comm Center.

1013.  #RockIslandFire.  Rock Island. T24 R15 S1. Single pine fire fuels.  0.1 acre. Contained/controlled 1230 hours. Patrol 7 IC.   Central WA Interagency Comm Center.

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KITTITAS COUNTY

Kittitas County is about 2,333 square miles with 2,297 of that being land and 36 square miles is water.  The highest point in the County is Mount Daniel at 7,959 feet above sea level.

Its geographic features include the Cascade Mountains, Yakima River, Manastash Ridge and the Wenatchee Mountains.

There are currently 46,205 residents (as of 2017) that call this County home.  The largest City in the county is Ellensburg, home to many farms, logging and livestock raising.

Nearby counties include Chelan County to the north; Douglas County to the northeast; Grant County to the east; Yakima County to the south; Pierce County to the west and King County to the northwest.

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1507.  #HundleyFire.  Hundley Road. T20 R14 S26.  1 acre.  Contained/controlled at 1730 PDT.

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LINCOLN COUNTY

Lincoln County is considered the 5th least populated County in the State with its County Seat as Davenport.  The county is host to 2,339 total square miles with 2,310 of that land and 29 square miles of water. 

The County had a population of only 10,579 in 2017.

Nearby Counties include Ferry County to the north; Stevens County to the northeast; Spokane County to the east; Whitman County to the southeast; Adams County to the south; Grant County to the west and Oknogan County to the northwest.

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1247.  #OdessaFire.  Odessa.  2 acres.  Grass and brush.  E653 (IC).  NE WA Interagency Comm Center.

1124. #KickFire. Crystal Springs Road.  .01 acres. Grass, light timber.  WFS agency.  NE WA Interagency Comm Center.

0934. #RoadXFire.  Road X.  36.6 acres. Grass and brush.  C6201 (IC).  Resources on-scene at 1343 PDT.  NE WA Interagency Comm Center.

0934. #IrbyFire.  Irby.  0.7 acres.  Grass.  Helitack Roggenkamp (IC).  In patrol status.  NE WA Interagency Comm Center.

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MASON COUNTY

Mason County has a total of 1,051 square miles that include 959 of land and 92 of water. It has a population of 63,710 residents as of 2017.  Its largest city and County seat is Shelton.

It is home to Brown  Cove, Case Inlet, Harstine Island, Hood Canal, Lake Cushman, Mason Lake, Olympic Mountains, Puget Sound and the Totten Inlet.

1431.  #BoundaryCutoffFire.  West Boundary Road.  0.1 acres.  In patrol status.  South Puget Sound Dispatch.

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OKANOGAN COUNTY

The Okanogan County is located along the Canada-US Border according to Wikipedia, which states is occupied by 41,742 residents and has a total 5,315 total square mile area.  This includes 5,268 of land and only 47 square miles of water.

The infamous Cascade Mountains, Columbia River, Okanogan River and Beaner Lake occupy portions inside this County.  National protected areas include the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail, Nez Perce National Historical Park, Okanogan National Forest and the Pasayten Wilderness.

This County was the venue where the Carlton Complex fire over 250,00 acres in July of 2014.  It destroyed over 300 homes including 100 in and around Pateros.

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1939.   #CutthroatLake.  Cutthroat Lake.  Unknown acreage. T35 R18 S7. Fuels-41 dispatched.  Central WA Interagency Comm Center.

1807.  #BlackRidge2Fire.  War Creek. T33 R19S20. Timber, snags and logs. IC assigned. .25 acres. Central WA Interagency Comm Center.

1644.  #CherokeeFire.  Omak. 0.1 acre.  Contained at 1845 hours. Colville Agency MT Tolman Dispatch Center.

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PEND ORIELLE COUNTY

This County is located in the northeastern portion of Washington State along the Canada-US Border.  Its largest City and County seat is Newport.  The total square miles is 1,425 square miles that includes 1,400 of land and 25 as water.  

The County is home to 13,354 residents as of 2017.

Nearby Counties include to the east Boundary County, Idaho; Spokane County is to the south; Stevens County to the west and Central Kootenay Regional District of British Columbia (Canada) to the north.

National protected areas include portions of land of the Colville National Forest, Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail, Kaniksu National Forest and the Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge.

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1602. #SmallWinchesterFire.  Winchester.  Resources en route as 1615 hours.  Bennett C301A and C301B.  NE WA Interagency Comm Center.

1415.  #LittleBlueGrouseFire.  Little Blue Grouse.  3 acres. Slash and timber.  AR422 (IC) as of 2244 PDT.  Resources on-scene as of 1452 hours.  NE WA Interagency Comm Center.

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SKAGIT COUNTY

Skagit County is home to an estimated 125,619 residents as of 2017, that has a total of 1,920 square miles of area including 1,731 of land and 189 as water.  This County is host to very fertile valley of the Skagit River, a very popular tourist destination for those visiting the Tulip and Strawberry Festivals in its largest City of Mt. Vernon and county seat.

Geographic features include Allan Island, Cascade Mountains, Cypress Island, Fidalgo Island, Samish Island, Sauk River, Skagit River, Skagit Island, Hope Island and Hart Island.

Nearby Counties include to the north is Whatcom County; Okanogan to the east; Chelan to the southeast; Snohomish to the south and San Juan to the west.

National protected areas include portions in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake National Rec area and the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail.

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1850.  #CavanaughFire.  33582 Cliff Road, Mt. Vernon – Lake Cavanaugh. 0.10 acres. Local FD arrived and requested assistance from H-344. Helitack was en route by ground to help with recon. NW Region DNR Dispatch Center.

1422. #SouthRockportFire.  Hwy 530, one mile south of Rockport.  Fire fuels include garbage, tree. In patrol status.  NW Region DNR Dispatch Center.

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY

Snohomish County is located in the western part of the State and home to about 801,633 residents as of 2017.  It is considered to be the 3rd most populated County in the State of Washington.   It has a total 2,196 square miles with 2,087 as land and 109 as water. 

Cities within this County include Arlington, Bothell, Brier, Edmonds, Everett, Gold Bar, Granite Falls, Lake Stevens, Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace, Marysville, Mill Creek, Monroe, Snohomish, Sultan, Stanwood and Woodway.  Towns include are Darrington and Index, along with unincorporated areas such as the Tulalip Indian Reservation and Trafton.

1800. #JohnsonMtnFire.  West of Johnson Mtn.  47.9969, -121.1790.  A Non-DNR fire, limited details.

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STEVENS COUNTY

Stevens County has approximately 44,730 residents as of 2017, in a total square mile area of 2,541 of which 2,478 is land and 63 is water.  Geographic features the Columbia River.

Communities include Chewelah, Colville and Kettle Falls, as well as Marcus, Northport and Springdale.  Unincorporated areas include Arden, Daisy, Echo, Fruitland, Hunters, Nine Mile Falls, Rice, Wellpinit.

1817.  #HwyytSpotFire.  Hyytianinen Road.  NC 345 (IC).  In patrol status. Limited info.  NE WA Interagency Comm Center.

1246.  #Hwy25Fire.  Hunters.  0.02 acres.  Grass and brush. NC326 (IC).  Contained at 1315 PDT. Controlled at 1435 PDT.  NE WA Interagency Comm Center.

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THURSTON COUNTY

Thurston County has a small 774 square miles compared to its predecessor which 722 is land and 52 is water.  It includes major watershed such as the Black River, Chehalis River, Henderson Inlet, Nisqually River, Skookumchuck River and West Capitol Forest.

Some geographic features include Alder Lake, Bass Lake, Black River, Chambers Lake, Grass Lake, Deschutes River, Capitol Peak, Susan Lake and Ward Lake.

Thurston County is host to Cities of Lacey, Olympia (county seat), Rainier, Tenino, Tumwater and Yelm, as well as Bucoda.

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1957.  #MimaFallsFire.  Mima Falls.  Resources en route. Limited details. South Puget Sound Dispatch.

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YAKIMA COUNTY

Yakima County is about 4,311 total square miles with 4,295 is land and 16 is water.  About 250,193 residents call this area home, the second largest County in the State.

Some geographic features include Mount Adams, Gilbert Peak, Cascade Mountains, Rattlesnake Hills and Horse Heaven Hills.  Rivers include the Yakima River, Columbia River, Naches River, Tieton River, Bumping River and American River.

National protected areas include the Wenatchee National Forest, Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Snoqualmie National Forest, Goat Rocks Wilderness, Norse Peak Wilderness and Mount Adams Wilderness.

Communities include Grandview, Granger, Mabton, Moxee, Selah, Sunnyside, Tieton, Toppenish, Union Gap, Wapato, Yakima and Zillah, including towns of Harrah and Naches.

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1945.  #IronstoneFire. Ironstone Mtn.   0.1 acres. T14 R12 S24. Central WA Interagency Comm Center.

1941.  #Shellrock.  Shellrock Lake. 0.1 acre. T14 R12 S28. Central WA Interagency Comm Center.

1929. #HellLakeFire. Hell Lake.  0.3 acre.  T13 R11 S12. Central WA Interagency Comm Center.

1855.   #NileCreekFire.  Nile Campground. Brush, timber and duff. T16<R14E S24.  IC as of 2036 PDT. E-381 dispatched. .1 acre.  Central WA Interagency Comm Center.

1851.  #LeechFire.  Leech Lake. T13 R11 S2. 0.1 acre. Central WA Interagency Comm Center.

1753.  #PigtailFire. Pigtail Peak. T13 R11 S11. 0.1 acres. Central WA Interagency Comm Center.

1643.  #BearFire.  Ahtanum NF. T12N R14E S26.  Grass and timber.  SE Stillwaugh IC.  0.1 acre.

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Thank you for following and reading our post! Stay safe out there, friends.

(c) 2018 NW Fire Blog

WA WILDFIRE |CHELAN HILLS FIRE

DOUGLAS COUNTY, WASHINGTON —

UPDATE 1 – JULY 28, 2018 – 2200 PDT

July 27:  WA DNR fire assets joined five airplanes, local and BLM Oregon fire crews that were dispatched to a fire was burning on the east side of the Columbia River, east of Chelan Falls (not to be confused with Lake Chelan) and north of Orondo, Washington State.

Photo taken on July 28th.  Credit:  WA DNR

Friday morning, the NCW Fairgrounds in Waterville opened their facility to shelter any animals impacted by the wildfire. Officials request that if you use this shelter, to leave animal information on the Log at the Fair Office.  Questions or need assistance, you may contact Carolyn @ 775-790-5616.

Taken on July 27 – Credit:  WSP Trooper Brian Moore, PIO

200 Firefighters are assigned on this fire and are working tirelessly around the clock to suppress and contain this extremely active fire.

At about 1900 hours, the fire was said to be moving rapidly due to increased winds.  The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office issued Level 2 evacuations for McNeil Canyon including Beebe Ranch area.

Around 2130 hours, the fire had burned 1,200 acres that prompted evacuation notifications to be issued by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

July 28:  This morning rain fell over the area creating good news in how the  wildfire was moving “away” from the roadway.

DNR estimated the fire had grown to 800 acres scorched earlier in the morning, but  an air flight recon over the fire line was completed just after noon the estimation would come in a whopping 1,800 acres!  However, crews were beginning to make progress with reach a preliminary 20% containment status.

WA State Fire Mobe resources were approved during the day and were in the process of being deployed on this rapidly growing firestorm.

Around 1630 hours, the Douglas County Sheriffs Office reopened McNeil Canyon but wants drivers to know to be cautious and have your situational awareness in tune to your surroundings.  Additionally, yield to fire personnel and their apparatus, as they are still working in the area.

As of 2100 hours, WSP states traffic was returning to alternate traffic in which a WSDOT pilot car would escort drivers on a single lane in each direction from milepost 213 (Orondo) to milepost 235 (SR 97/SR150 Junction).

Drivers whom want to avoid traffic delays, may use alternate SR97A which is fully open.  This traffic operation will remain in effect throughout the night and expect long delays.

#ChelanHillsFire #WAwildfires2018 #WA

(c) 2018 NW Fire Blog

 

UPDATE |Washington | Milepost 33 Fire

WASHINGTON STATE — Wildfire burning near Kalama in Cowlitz County started on Monday, July 16, 2018, from an unknown cause.

UPDATE 2 – July 17, 2018 – 2030 hours PDT – Final Report

More than 70 Interagency personnel worked together during this incident including WA DNR, Cowlitz Fire Districts 1, 2 and 5 along with the Sheriff’s Office and Kalama PD.  Acres burned remain the same.

UPDATE 1 – July 17, 2018 – 0530 hours PDT – Newly reported fire.

Pacific Highway was expected to be reopened during the night as fire crews were blocking for fire suppression activities. Drivers were highly encouraged to use a detour around the area.

There were originally three DNR engines and two helicopters, as well assistance from local resources assigned to the fire.

As of 2300 hours Monday night, there were 10 acres that had burned in extremely steep terrain and 50% containment achieved.  Crews were expected to monitor the fire throughout the night.

A Type 3 IMT unit is expected to assume fire control on Tuesday morning.

(c) 2018 NW Fire Blog

 

#KnottGrassFire | Washington | 2

NEAR GARFIELD/ASOTIN COUNTY LINE, WASHINGTON STATE

Incident Summary | A grass fire was reported this evening on Wednesday, August 2, 2017,  which is reported to be SE of Pomeroy, Washington.

Size Up |  The fire is said to be fast-moving with a high rate of spread is burning in heavy fire fuels that include dry grasslands, some crops and into timber.

Cause | There is no cause known at the time of this post.

Resources | Fire mobe has been approved and some of the units being deployed is a Type 3 unit from Lincoln Fire District 1 and a strike team from the  Spokane area.  Crews are said to be en route at the moment and will be briefed on Thursday, August 3 @ 0800 hours PDT.

Command | Command post will be at the Pomeroy High School. The SE WA IMT 1 team will be/has taken over Fire Manager on this incident.

Social Media | Very little is being covered by other Fire Agencies or generally  by midstream media.  We have a few sources providing information and once they get all settled in – we will provide you all with an update and hopefully with some fire images.

Hashtags:  #KnottGrassFire #KnottGrassRdFire #WAwildfire2017 #WaWILDFIRE

(c) 2017 The NW Fire Blog

NEW! Old Lady Fire Rekindles | Update 1

Updated 9/13/2016 @ 0155 hours PDT

 

Near Roosevelt, Washington in Klickitat County

REPORTS OF REKINDLING

A wildfire named Old Lady Wildfire has rekindled just NW of Roosevelt’s Old Hwy 8 and about 21 miles East of Goldendale, Washington some sources are reporting as long as four hours ago  (around 2220 hours on September 12th) stating.

The originally fire started on September 10th around 1643 hours and was deemed to be human-caused.  It was listed at 100% containment at 1300 acres on September 12th during the 0700 presser released by the NWICC PIO.

Around 2220 hours, reports of a rekindling had occurred and fire units were reporting over Social Media they were en route, along with State Mobe approved resources. (there was no update on the State Mobe page when we last checked it.)

SIZE UNCONFIRMED

There were multiple unconfirmed reports of the size of the new fire was at 1300 acres to as high as 3000 acres.  We are waiting to hear back from our direct sources for confirmation.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Here is a glimpse into what is being said on this wildfire via Social Media.

“Fire is about 40 miles East of Goldendale, one ranch has burned. Roosevelt is about 49 miles from Goldendale on the Columbia River where the regional landfill is, the fire is to the West with a strong north-east wind.” – as of 2342 hours PDT (9/12/2016)

“Red Cross shelter is open in Goldendale for evacuees.” (9/12/2016)

“Fire District 15 in Klickitat County just got released. Possible one or two structures lost, and the fire hit about 1300 acres. We had 12 fire districts on this fire.” – (9/11/2016)

Thank you for reading our blog Post. We will update as info is received.  

 

(c) 2016 The #NWFireBlog

 

 

 

 

BREAKING | Ribbon Cliff Fire | Entiat WA

FIRE SUMMARY

WSP’s Trooper J. Bryant states there is a Level 2 Evacuation in progress for the Shadow Ridge development in the community located in Entiat, just North of Wenatchee, Washington due to a wind-driven brush fire.

Currently, 130+ homes are being threatened.

Photo Credit:  Trooper J. Bryant/@wspd6pio

Start Date / Time:  The time is unknown at this time but appears to have just started in the last hour.

Location:  

  • At SR97 @ MP 217, N of Entiat
  • N of Wenatchee
  • Chelan County
  • in Washington State
  • Entiat Ranger District
  • Okanogan – Wenatchee NF

EVACUATIONS

Level 2 Evacuations

  • Shadow Ridge Development
  • Stone Bridge community
  • 130+ homes

RESOURCES

  • Fire Response:  Chelan County Fire District 3 & Lake Wenatchee Fire personnel are en route to the fire.  There is currently no details on how many have been dispatched or or additional resources deployed.

FIRE ACTIVITY

Prescribed Burn

  • April 6:  Entiat Ranger District had a preplanned Prescribed burn. 1,000 acres had been burned with up to 1,700 acres scheduled by the end of this Spring.  Media broadcasted a haze North of Wenatchee lingered in the air from the Prescribed burn.

WEATHER

Conditions:  

  • Windy
  • Fire being pushed to the South

UPDATES

We are looking to obtain more details about this fire and will update when they have been received.

(c) 2016 The #NWFireBlog

HOT JOBS! | Fire (Structural) – EMT – Medic Career Opportunities |April 4, 2016

FIREFIGHTER 

NEW!  City of Apple Valley, Minnesota.  $15.00 / hour.  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/applevalley/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1399098  Paid.  On Call Volunteer.  Closes 4/29/2016.  

NEW!  City of Bothell Fire Department, Washington.  $64,164 – $91,656 / year.  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/bothellwa/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1399205 Closes 8/1/2016. 

City of Brentwood, Tennessee.  $36,769 / year..  http://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=92b5c9dd6f8ecf5b&q=firefighter&tk=1af0700meb97bcpp&from=web  No Closing Date.

NEW!  City of Danville,  Virginia.  $32,507 / year.  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/danville/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1396156   Closes 4/30/2016.  

 City of Folsom Fire Department.  Folsom, California.  $57,988 / year.  http://www.indeed.com/cmp/City-of-Folsom-Fire-Department/jobs/Firefighter-d6c06ea5f011e606?q=firefighter  No Closing Date.

City of Hollywood, Florida.   $24.09 – $39.68 / hourly.   http://agency.governmentjobs.com/hollywoodfl/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1390039   Closes 4/10/2016.

NEW!  City of Jacksonville, Florida.  $2782 / month.  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/jacksonvillefl/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1397555  Closes 4/15/2016.  

City of Jenks Fire Department, Oklahoma.  http://jobs.newsok.com/jobs/firefighter-jenks-ok-85270022-d?utm_source=Indeed&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=Indeed No Closing Date.

City of Pearland, Texas.  $45,900 – $50,500 / year.  https://pearland.applicantpro.com/jobs/367270-4700.html   Closes 5/6/2016.

City of Santee, California.  $3565.47 – $4799 / monthly.  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/santee/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1386362  Closes 4/14/2016.

City of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  $45,678.75 / year.  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/tuscaloosa/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=150259  Closes 6/30/2016.

Columbus Consolidated Government.  Columbus, Georgia.  $30,442.12 / year.  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/columbusga/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1191157  Closes 7/8/2016.

Escambia County, Florida.  $12.49 – $14.35 / hour.  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/escambia/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=333068   No Closing Date listed.

FIREFIGHTER / EMT

NEW!  City of Independence, Missouri.   $3763 – $4756 / month   https://www.ci.independence.mo.us/HR/JobDetails?id=2016051    Closes 4/23/2016. 

City of Lockhart, Texas.  $38, 816 / year. http://tml.associationcareernetwork.com/JobSeeker/JobDetail.aspx?abbr=TML&jobid=eb9ad83b-6454-4e5a-9d7e-a92d7809dd74&stats=y  Closes 5/7/2016.

City of Ocala, Florida.  $33,068 – $51,4014 / year.  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/cityofocala/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=323919  Continuous Opening.

City of Rochester Fire Department.  Rochester, New Hampshire.  http://seacoast.careers.adicio.com/jobs/firefighter-emergency-medical-technician-rochester-nh-85267765-d  Closes 4/28/2016.

NEW!  Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Academy.  Fairfax, Viriginia.   http://agency.governmentjobs.com/fairfaxcounty/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1394344  Closes 4/8/2016. 

Texas Municipal League.  Eagle Pass, Texas.  http://tml.associationcareernetwork.com/JobSeeker/JobDetail.aspx?abbr=TML&jobid=d5b24369-a34b-49ff-98cc-3ec20e4f6f72&stats=y   No Closing Date.

FIREFIGHTER – INTERN

Mid-County Fire Protection District.  Camdenton, Missouri.  http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Mid–County-Fire-Protection-District/jobs/Firefighter-200aa4a595a2e3a1?q=firefighter  No Closing Date.

FIREFIGHTER / PARAMEDIC

City of Elgin, Illinois.  $60,863 – $81,120 / year. http://agency.governmentjobs.com/elginil/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1365346&hit_count=yes&headerFooter=1&promo=0&transfer=0&WDDXJobSearchParams=%3CwddxPacket%20version%3D%271%2E0%27%3E%3Cheader%2F%3E%3Cdata%3E%3Cstruct%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27CATEGORYID%27%3E%3Cstring%3E-1%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27PROMOTIONALJOBS%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27TRANSFER%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27FIND_KEYWORD%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3C%2Fstruct%3E%3C%2Fdata%3E%3C%2FwddxPacket%3E  Closes 4/15/2016.

NEW!  City of Fort  Lauderdale, Florida.  $49,060 – $73,956 / year.  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/fortlauderdalefl/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1396984   Closes 4/15/2016.  

City of Olivette, Missouri.  http://olivettemo.com/employmentView.aspx?eid=68&catid=0&id=0    Closes 4/8/2016.

City of Seekonk, Masschussetts.  http://ri.rijobs.com/job/ma/seekonk/firefighter-paramedic-town-AA105-4KUF  Closes 4/14/2016.

Mohave Valley Fire Department, Arizona.  $13.60 / hour. http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Mohave-Valley-Fire-SDepartment/jobs/Firefighter-31d0494e2eec3ec7?sjdu=QwrRXKrqZ3CNX5W-O9jEvRNC3k-0y7U1sr03Gz8l_dDYWosiUxAi2dULtQkgcsTM_PVqPHsHKATiEO_oz-zixTQ2b9Il319ZICwwVIqdchs   Open until filled.

FIREFIGHTER RESERVE

City of Fort Scott, Kansas.  No Salary / Hourly wage listed.  Part-Time Position.  https://www.appone.com/maininforeq.asp?Ad=469470&R_ID=1262623&Refer=http://www.indeed.com/jobs&B_ID=83   No Closing Date posted.

FIREFIGHTER SPECIALIST

NEW!   Los Angeles County Fire Department, California.  $6891 – $8109 / month.  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty/jobs/1346635/fire-fighter-specialist  Closes 4/12/2016.  

LATERAL  EXPERIENCED LEVEL FIREFIGHTER

City of Renton Fire Department, Washington.   $58,980 – $79,116 / Year. https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/rentonwa/jobs/1373911/firefighter-lateral-experienced.  Continuous Openings.

PROBATIONARY FIREFIGHTER

City of York, Pennsylvania.   $47,086 / year.   http://agency.governmentjobs.com/yorkpa/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1393999    Closes 5/17/2016.

RESERVE FIREFIGHTER / EMT

Pioneer Fire District.  Somerset, California.  $100/daily.  http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Pioneer-Fire-District/jobs/Reserve-Firefighter-EMT-43f84e9114cea82f?sjdu=QwrRXKrqZ3CNX5W-O9jEvYMLC9H26-1qdSAyouLEd8KnjORsSz78dFZv2aZ9gdMd8TQ3EQi1yzhL_TnYtth3RACRhe0p55ZN3_ty5KeZDnw   No Closing Date posted

RESERVE FIREFIGHTER / PARAMEDIC, ALS ONLY 

Rural / Metro.  Mesa, Arizona. Part-time. https://careers-rmetro.icims.com/jobs/7412/reserve-firefighter-paramedic–als-only/job?mode=job&iis=Indeed&iisn=Indeed.com&mobile=false&width=1244&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-480&jun1offset=-420    No Closing Date posted.

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FIREFIGHTER 

 City of Folsom Fire Department.  Folsom, California.  $57,988 / year.  http://www.indeed.com/cmp/City-of-Folsom-Fire-Department/jobs/Firefighter-d6c06ea5f011e606?q=firefighter  No Closing Date.

City of Brentwood, Tennessee.  $36,769 / year..  http://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=92b5c9dd6f8ecf5b&q=firefighter&tk=1af0700meb97bcpp&from=web  No Closing Date.

City of Hollywood, Florida.   $24.09 – $39.68 / hourly.   http://agency.governmentjobs.com/hollywoodfl/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1390039   Closes 4/10/2016.

NEW — > City of Jenks Fire Department, Oklahoma.  http://jobs.newsok.com/jobs/firefighter-jenks-ok-85270022-d?utm_source=Indeed&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=Indeed No Closing Date.

City of Pearland, Texas.  $45,900 – $50,500 / year.  https://pearland.applicantpro.com/jobs/367270-4700.html   Closes 5/6/2016.

City of Santee, California.  $3565.47 – $4799 / monthly.  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/santee/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1386362  Closes 4/14/2016.

City of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  $45,678.75 / year.  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/tuscaloosa/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=150259  Closes 6/30/2016.

NEW — > Columbus Consolidated Government.  Columbus, Georgia.  $30,442.12 / year.  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/columbusga/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1191157  Closes 7/8/2016.

Cobb County Fire Department.  Atlanta, Georgia.  $38,355 / year.  http://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=40c022587eda7fef&q=firefighter&tk=1aera2hldb09h8td&from=web&advn=3987267608324318&sjdu=FwsxxQwGSaPeR5jLkUPq0_z2m_mPtVqHOzUiQ3_SZyOWpH0BYGXm0IH-n0d1KrCohnoGGt8w1cRBMz1uCTZNDy-etlUbIy5LeSFlGgsy7fBAGdF_Fi7SAJYi8pY-2CjVCm20-q04gf5xpm9bwcsDCwQ0d8aj7MF1lgErLvXpY3jf2Z9qKboOPcJPady15-64CXEcUOlQOKYvYgBvb4EFPg&pub=4a1b367933fd867b19b072952f68dceb  ** Position Open for 60 days.

Escambia County, Florida.  $12.49 – $14.35 / hour.  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/escambia/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=333068   No Closing Date listed.

FIREFIGHTER / EMT

City of Lockhart, Texas.  $38, 816 / year. http://tml.associationcareernetwork.com/JobSeeker/JobDetail.aspx?abbr=TML&jobid=eb9ad83b-6454-4e5a-9d7e-a92d7809dd74&stats=y  Closes 5/7/2016.

City of Ocala, Florida.  $33,068 – $51,4014 / year.  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/cityofocala/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=323919  Continuous Opening.

City of Rochester Fire Department.  Rochester, New Hampshire.  http://seacoast.careers.adicio.com/jobs/firefighter-emergency-medical-technician-rochester-nh-85267765-d  Closes 4/28/2016.

NEW — > Texas Municipal League.  Eagle Pass, Texas.  http://tml.associationcareernetwork.com/JobSeeker/JobDetail.aspx?abbr=TML&jobid=d5b24369-a34b-49ff-98cc-3ec20e4f6f72&stats=y   No Closing Date.

FIREFIGHTER – INTERN

NEW — > Mid-County Fire Protection District.  Camdenton, Missouri.  http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Mid–County-Fire-Protection-District/jobs/Firefighter-200aa4a595a2e3a1?q=firefighter  No Closing Date.

FIREFIGHTER / PARAMEDIC

City of Elgin, Illinois.  $60,863 – $81,120 / year. http://agency.governmentjobs.com/elginil/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1365346&hit_count=yes&headerFooter=1&promo=0&transfer=0&WDDXJobSearchParams=%3CwddxPacket%20version%3D%271%2E0%27%3E%3Cheader%2F%3E%3Cdata%3E%3Cstruct%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27CATEGORYID%27%3E%3Cstring%3E-1%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27PROMOTIONALJOBS%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27TRANSFER%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27FIND_KEYWORD%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3C%2Fstruct%3E%3C%2Fdata%3E%3C%2FwddxPacket%3E  Closes 4/15/2016.

City of Olivette, Missouri.  http://olivettemo.com/employmentView.aspx?eid=68&catid=0&id=0    Closes 4/8/2016.

City of Seekonk, Masschussetts.  http://ri.rijobs.com/job/ma/seekonk/firefighter-paramedic-town-AA105-4KUF  Closes 4/14/2016.

Mohave Valley Fire Department, Arizona.  $13.60 / hour. http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Mohave-Valley-Fire-SDepartment/jobs/Firefighter-31d0494e2eec3ec7?sjdu=QwrRXKrqZ3CNX5W-O9jEvRNC3k-0y7U1sr03Gz8l_dDYWosiUxAi2dULtQkgcsTM_PVqPHsHKATiEO_oz-zixTQ2b9Il319ZICwwVIqdchs   Open until filled.

FIREFIGHTER RESERVE

City of Fort Scott, Kansas.  No Salary / Hourly wage listed.  Part-Time Position.  https://www.appone.com/maininforeq.asp?Ad=469470&R_ID=1262623&Refer=http://www.indeed.com/jobs&B_ID=83   No Closing Date posted.

LATERAL  EXPERIENCED LEVEL FIREFIGHTER

City of Renton Fire Department], Washington.   $58,980 – $79,116 / Year. https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/rentonwa/jobs/1373911/firefighter-lateral-experienced.  Continuous Openings.

PROBATIONARY FIREFIGHTER

City of York, Pennsylvania.   $47,086 / year.   http://agency.governmentjobs.com/yorkpa/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1393999    Closes 5/17/2016.

RESERVE FIREFIGHTER / EMT

Pioneer Fire District.  Somerset, California.  $100/daily.  http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Pioneer-Fire-District/jobs/Reserve-Firefighter-EMT-43f84e9114cea82f?sjdu=QwrRXKrqZ3CNX5W-O9jEvYMLC9H26-1qdSAyouLEd8KnjORsSz78dFZv2aZ9gdMd8TQ3EQi1yzhL_TnYtth3RACRhe0p55ZN3_ty5KeZDnw   No Closing Date posted

RESERVE FIREFIGHTER / PARAMEDIC, ALS ONLY 

Rural / Metro.  Mesa, Arizona. Part-time. https://careers-rmetro.icims.com/jobs/7412/reserve-firefighter-paramedic–als-only/job?mode=job&iis=Indeed&iisn=Indeed.com&mobile=false&width=1244&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-480&jun1offset=-420    No Closing Date posted.

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