WA Wildfire: Kewa Fire | August 11 2016

Updated @ 2030 PDT

Incident Summary

Colville Indian Reservation | The KEWA Wildfire started on 8/2/2016 @ 1200 noon from an unknown cause about 15 miles South of Inchellium .   The fire is currently has a min fire behavior and smoldering.

Size

The fire has scorched a total of 1,889 acres of Timber (grass/understory) and brush.  Fire crews have reached a 90% containment status.

Kewa fire from the air, August 9, 2016

(Photo Courtesy: Inciweb)

Command

This fire is being managed by the NW Incident Management Team #9.

Resources

There are still 291 personnel assigned to this wildfire incident.

The following are Agencies/Organizations that work together as Incident Cooperators:  WA DNR, Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Colville Tribe.

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WA Wildfire: KEWA Fire | August 9 2016

Updated 8/9/2016 @ 2113 Hours PDT

Colville Indian Reservation | The KEWA Wildfire started on 8/2/2016 @ 1200 noon from an unknown cause.  Fire has consumed 1,912 acres of timber and is at a 65% containment status due to hard work by fire crews and a change in weather.  Fire behavior is minimal.

KEWA Fire (Courtesy: Inciweb)

KEWA Fire (Courtesy: Inciweb)

There are still 581 personnel assigned to this incident.

Hashtags for this fire is #KEWAFire #WaWILDFIRE #NWFireBlogWA

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