FINAL Fire Update 8-28-14
TWISP, WA: The Upper Falls, Little Bridge Creek, and Carlton Complex Fires are all at 100% containment. Fire crews are finishing all suppression repair work within the burn areas and then fires will.. more
The Little Bridge Creek Fire started as a result of lightning, at approximately 6:30 pm on Saturday, August 2, 2014. It is located on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, 10 miles west of Winthrop, Washington.
The fire is currently being managed by the Great Basin Incident Management Team 1. It is one of a group of three fires including the Upper Falls and Carlton Complex being managed by the team.
After substantial rainfall, firefighters took advantage of the opportunities to build direct line.
Resources will continue to mop-up, complete suppression repair, and backhaul excess equipment.
The fire is in rugged, very steep terrain with limited access and is predominantly roadless. Fuels consist of heavy timber with a large component of bug killed trees.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Sunday August 03rd, 2014 approx. 11:45 PM|
|Location||10 miles west of Winthrop, WA|
|Incident Commander||Aaron Thompson|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Monday September 01st, 2014 approx. 12:00 AM|
Timber (litter and understory)Heavy timber with a large component of bug killed trees with red needles.
Fire activity is limited to smoldering. Resources are focusing on suppression repair activities.
Back haul excess equipment and complete suppression repair work.
|Projected Incident Activity|
12 hours: Fire behavior is limited to smoldering in isolated pockets.
24 hours: Minimal fire activity.
48 hours: Minimal fire activity.
72 hours: Minimal fire activity.
Much of the Forest closure associated with the Little Bridge Creek Fire has been lifted. Air resources assigned to the fire are also supporting Carlton Complex and the Upper Falls fires.
Minimal fire activity.