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South Cle Elum Ridge Fire

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INCIDENT UPDATED 8/29/2014

Approximate Location

47.134 latitude, -121.059 longitude

Incident Overview

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The South Cle Elum Ridge Fire will transition to a Type 4 incident with the Cle Elum Ranger District assuming command on Thursday at 0600. Rehab of containment and contingency lines is ongoing and will continue over the next week. The fire is at 100% containment. Most fire suppression crews will be demobilized today. There may be pockets within the interior of the fire that can continue to smolder. The Cle Elum Ranger District has an area closure including some sections of FS roads 33 and 4510 and trails 1326, 1377 and 1377.2.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning/natural
Date of OriginThursday August 07th, 2014 approx. 05:00 PM
Location7 miles southwest of South Cle Elum, Washington
Incident CommanderTy Mizer
Incident DescriptionWildfire

Current Situation

Total Personnel20
Size894 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Moderately heavy fuel loading (FM10) consisting of very mature trees, down wood, snags, brush and logging slash.

Significant Events

Occasional smoldering of interior islands.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Rehab of fire suppression activities will continue.

Projected Incident Activity

No fire activity is expected.

Remarks

Demobilization of most suppression resources will occur tomorrow. The remaining fire suppression rehabilitation will

continue over the coming days until completed.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

An upper ridge of high pressure will bring the return to hot and dry conditions

lasting through late in the 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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