Significant progess was made Monday towards the contaminment of the Silver Creek II fire located about 2 1/2 miles southeast of Keller, WA. The fire, which started Friday afternoon, July 4, 2014, has burned over 350 acres in steep, rocky terain with poor access. Fire is 65% contained and approximately 226 personnel are working on the fire.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Friday July 04th, 2014 approx. 02:00 PM|
|Location||2.5 miles SE of Keller; WA on East side of Sanpoil River, Mile post 4 on Silver Creek Road|
|Incident Commander||Greg Roberts|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||80%|
Timber (Grass Understory)
Improving access and safety on opened roads. Mop up and containment operations continue. Some BAER and rehab activites are beginning where authorized.
|Projected Incident Activity|
12 hour:Potential for spotting and movement to north and east after burn out activities.
24 hour:Potential for spotting and movement still exists but threat of fire spread decreases.
48 hour:Warming and drying continues.Threat of spread decreases.
72 hour:Threat of spread decreases.
Weather conditions to warm well above average temperatures, with no precipitation, resulting in low humidity and poor overnight recoveries. Slightly breezy winds with potential cold front. Continued warming and drying predicted through mid week with potential for gusty winds. Hot, dry and windy.