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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.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Thursday August 07th, 2014 approx. 05:00 PM|
|Location||7 miles southwest of South Cle Elum, Washington|
|Incident Commander||Ty Mizer|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Moderately heavy fuel loading (FM10) consisting of very mature trees, down wood, snags, brush and logging slash.
Occasional smoldering of interior islands.
Rehab of fire suppression activities will continue.
|Projected Incident Activity|
No fire activity is expected.
Demobilization of most suppression resources will occur tomorrow. The remaining fire suppression rehabilitation will
continue over the coming days until completed.
An upper ridge of high pressure will bring the return to hot and dry conditions
lasting through late in the week.