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Mills Canyon Fire

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INCIDENT UPDATED 8/10/2014

Approximate Location

47.663 latitude, -120.29 longitude

Incident Overview

Map of Mills Canyon Fire 7/23/2014

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The Mills Canyon Fire is now being managed as part of the Chiwaukum Complex, along with the Chiwaukum, Kelly Mountain and Duncan fires.

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Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginTuesday July 08th, 2014 approx. 12:30 PM
LocationDirectly adjacent to Entiat, WA - zero miles from city proper.
Incident DescriptionWildlfire

Current Situation

Total Personnel30
Size22,571 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained95%
Fuels Involved

Timber, brush and grass

Significant Events

Fire activity continues to be minimal; with smoldering and a few interior smokes

Outlook

Planned Actions

Continue to implement fire suppression repair work in all approved areas of the fire. Provide for initial attack operations within the initial attack boundary as described in the Delegation of Authority letter. Continue to support local unit with initial attack capacity as requested. Continue to hold and patrol all areas of the fire.

Projected Incident Activity

12 Hours:

During the next 12 hour period, incident movement is not expected.

24 Hours:

Incident movement is not expected.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

A significant warming and drying trend started today, and is expected to continue through the upcoming week. Temperatures will rise into the 90s by Monday, with lower elevations potentially reaching triple-digits by mid-week. Relative humidity levels will plummet into the teens and 20s by Saturday afternoon, then remain low through much of next week.

Unit Information

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Okanogan - Wenatchee National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
215 Melody Lane
Wenatchee, WA 98801

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