Fire activity has decreased substantially on the Thompson River Complex fires. Both the Koo Koo Sint and Marmot fires are 100% contained. The Spruce fire still remains uncontained, but further spread is not expected. However, unburned fuels within the fire's perimeter and hot spots may continue to burn for some time. The local Plains/ Thompson Falls Ranger District reclaimed management of the Thompson River Complex on Friday, 8/22, at 6:00 a.m. There will be no further Inciweb postings, unless fire activity increases significantly.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Friday August 01st, 2014 approx. 12:00 AM|
|Location||Six miles northeast of Thompson Falls|
|Incident Commander||Scott Schrenk, Plains ICT3|
|Incident Description||Multiple Fires|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||70%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Wednesday October 01st, 2014 approx. 05:00 PM|
Timber (Litter and Understory) Fuel Model 10
Favorable, moist weather has decreased fire behavior on the Spruce Fire significantly, allowing firefighters to make additional progress on mop up efforts. Koo Koo Sint and Marmot fires will remain in patrol status.
The Koo Koo Sint Fire will be patrolled to ensure private private property along the southern perimeter is secure. Crews on the Spruce Fire will perform monitoring and patrol. Demobilization of excess resources continues. Management of the Thompson River Complex will be returned to the Plains/ Thompson Falls Ranger District, effective Friday, 8/22 at 6:00 a.m.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Little to no growth is expected on the Spruce Fire area due to the multiple days of precipitation received during the last week. No growth is expected on the Koo Koo Sint, Marmont and Sleepy Gulch Fires.
Containment on the Koo Koo Sint and Marmot Fires are at 100% and the Spruce Fire is at 50%.
High Temperature for Tuesday is expected to be 70 degrees with a minimum RH (Relative Humidity)of 48%. Winds will be from the West at 5-10 mph.