Carpenter Road Fire: Start 8/14/15 around 200 PDT from unknown cause. 35 mi NW of Spokane, N & E of Carpenter Rd & Mudget Lk Rd. 484 personnel. 37,589 acres with 20% containment.
Chelan Complex: Includes Wolverine Fire: 5 mi E of Chiwawa Valley, near Stehekin. First Creek Fire: Moving along Slide Ridge. Some parts of the fire are 3 miles from Lake Chelan, while others area near the Columbia River are contained. 644 personnel. 88,104 acres. 40% contained.
Announcement: Fire Info Community Meeting. Wed, August 26, 2015, @ 1900 [7pm] PDT at the Plain Community Church located at 12565 Chapel Dr, Leavenworth, WA.
Cougar Creek: Start 8/10/15. Located on lands of Yakama Nationa, WA DNR and USFS. Burning S & W flanks of Mt. Adams. 6 mi NW of Glenwood. 552 personnel. 37,900 acres. 15% containment.
North Star Fire: Start Date 8/13/15. Cause under investigation. 12 miles NE of Nespelem. 539 personnel. 150,000 acres. 5% contained. 2000+ structures threatened.
Upper Skagit Complex: Start 8/10/15. 8 fires: Goodell Fire: 5573 ac. Cat Island: .25 acres. Thursday Fire: 481 acres. No Name 15 Fire: 413 acres. Neve Creek Fire: .1 acre. Rocky Beaver, 141 acres. Snowfield Fire: 37 acres. Klawatti Fire: 10 acres, located near Cascades National Park. Lightning caused. 6655 acres. 179 personnel. 0% contained listed.
Grizzly Bear Complex: 20 miles SE of Dayton, WA, burning on Umatilla NF on the Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness, private lands and lands protected by WADNR. 60, 272 acres. New Fire: Green Ridge Fire. near Little Turkey trail. Started 8/24/15. Bear Ridge Fire: 100 acres. Grouse Flats: in mop-up operations. Notes: 14 miles containment line around the fire. 125 National Guard to arrive on Sunday to assist with mop-up ops. They will be based E of the fire near Flora or Troy, OR. Total personnel is 676 with 59,200 acres total burned and a 5% containment status.
Announcement: The Fire Managers are asking the Public NOT provide food as firefighters are on strict diets and must maintain their high energy levels, their health and to remain in tip top shape. However, if you would like to donate please contact the Wildland Firefighter Foundation or the American Red Cross. – Thank you.
We will add more fires to this list, as time allows.
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