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8 Road Fire

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8 Road Fire Information
Phone: 253-405-7505
Hours: Mon - Sun, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Highlighted Activity

October 21, 2022 Evacuations lifted, command transferred and operations scaled back on 8 Road Fireas moisture-laden weather system approaches   (MINERAL, Wash.) – As of 7 a.m. today, the Western Washington Type 3 Incident Management Team has transferred command of the 8 Road Fire back to Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Firefighters’ efforts over the past week have… Read more
News - 2022-10-21

The 8 Road Fire was reported on October 15, 2022 at about 4 p.m. and is burning on Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) land in timber and brush of the Elbe Hills State Forest, about 4 miles east of Eatonville. Command of the incident was returned to DNR on Friday, October 21. The cause is under investigation. 

Basic Information
Current as of Fri, 10/21/2022 - 09:03
Incident Type Wildfire
Cause Undetermined
Date of Origin
Location 4 miles east of Eatonville
Incident Commander Rich Wallmow, Washington State Department of Natural Resources
Coordinates 46° 48' 20'' Latitude
-122° 8'
'' Longitude
Current Situation
Total Personnel: 32
Size 158 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained 50%
Estimated Containment Date 2022-10-21 00:00:00
Fuels Involved

Timber (Grass and Understory), Brush

Significant Events

Creeping, smoldering

Planned Actions

Monitor and patrol

Projected Incident Activity

12 Hours: Monitor and patrol.
24 Hours: Monitor and patrol.
48 Hours: Monitor and patrol.
72 Hours: Monitor and patrol.

Current Weather
Weather Concerns

Temp is predicted to be 59 degrees with humidity at 59%. Winds from the northwest at 5 mph. Predicted wetting rain for Friday.