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Mile Marker 28

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INCIDENT UPDATED 8/5/2013

Approximate Location

45.996 latitude, -120.649 longitude

Incident Overview

Fire Perimeter Briefing Map For 08/04/2012

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The Mile Marker 28 Fire started on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at approximately 11:00 a.m. The fire is located 15 miles northeast of Goldendale, Washington along Highway 97 and is burning in grasslands, shrub brush, timber, and timber litter. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time and remains under investigation.

The Washington Interagency Incident Management Team 2 assumed command of the fire at noon on July 25, and will be working cooperatively with the Yakama Nation and the Washington Department of Natural Resources. Other cooperators include the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Washington State Patrol, Klickitat County Emergency Management, Klickitat County Fire District 7 and 2, the American Red Cross, Bonneville Power Administration, Klickitat County Public Utility District and Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT).


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginWednesday July 24th, 2013 approx. 11:00 AM
Location15 miles Northeast of Goldendale, Washington along State Highway 97
Incident CommanderNathan Rabe

Current Situation

Total Personnel543
Size26,092 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Grass, timber, timber litter, shrub

Significant Events

Continued mop-up, backhaul, rehab, using palm infrared imagery devices in all divisions. Continued to reduce air and other suppression resources. Division B and C have been combined.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Continue mop-up, backhaul, rehab and palm Infrared in all divisions. The incoming Type 3 will take over management of the fire at 1600 hours.

Projected Incident Activity

Low

Remarks

Unit Information

Washington State: Southeast

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