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Siouxon and Sunset Fires

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Unit Information

1501 E. Evergreen Blvd. 
Vancouver, 
98682 
1501 E. Evergreen Blvd. 
Vancouver, 
98682 

Incident Contacts

  • Siouxon and Sunset Fire Information Office
    Email:
    2022.siouxon@firenet.gov
    Phone:
    360-370-4168
    Hours:
    M-F, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

News

Goat Rocks Fire Size: 6196 acres Containment: 35% Personnel: 12 Location: NE of Packwood, WA Reported: August 9, 2022 Cause: Lightning/Natural    Siouxon Fire Size: 2359 acres Containment:100% Personnel: 2 Location: 13 miles NW of Stabler, WA Reported: September 22, 2022 Cause: Abandoned Campfire       Sunset Fire
Resources return home amid season-ending weather events
Management of fires transitioning back to the Gifford Pinchot National Forest The Rocky Mountain Complex Incident Management Team (CIMT) Three will return management of the fires to the Gifford Pinchot National Forest tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. Rocky Mountain CIMT Three would like to thank the businesses, hoteliers, restauranteurs, and the community at large for their kindness and support of the IMT and firefighters.
Goat Rocks, Siouxon and Sunset Fires UpdateWednesday, October 26, 2022 – 10:00 a.m.Rocky Mountain Complex Incident Management Team ThreeBill Waln, Incident Commander Goat Rocks Fire Statistics:Size: 6,196 acres Containment: 10%Total Personnel: 149Location: Packwood, WAReported: August 9, 2022Cause: Lightning/NaturalSiouxon Fire Statistics:Size: 2,359 acres Containment: 0%Total Personnel: 102Location: 13 miles NW of Stabler, WA
Lewis County lifts evacuations; fire operations slowed by weather   Current Situation: Yesterday, all evacuation notices were lifted for areas near the Goat Rocks Fire. Emergency managers, in consultation with fire officials, determined that enough precipitation had fallen to reduce fire behavior in the coming days and weeks. Additional rain is expected the rest of the week, with snow likely at higher elevations.  
Winter Weather predicted for Goat Rocks, Siouxon, and Sunset fires
   Weather assists firefighters on Goat Rocks, Siouxon, and Sunset fires
Siouxon and Sunset Fires Update Saturday October 22, 2022 – 10:00 a.m. Rocky Mountain Complex Incident Management Team Three Bill Waln, Incident Commander Siouxon Fire Statistics:Size: 2396 acres Containment: 0%Total Personnel: 17Location: 13 miles NW of Stabler, WAReported: September 22, 2022Cause: Abandoned Campfire Sunset Fire Statistics:Size:  296 acresContainment: 0%
Overview: The Sierra Front/Nevada Incident Management Team 5 continues to work closely with local officials from the Gifford Pinchot National Forest and Washington Department of Natural Resources to effectively and efficiently manage shared resources currently on the fires and continue assessing needs for additional resources.   
Currently the Siouxon Fire is 437 acres and is burning on steep, remote terrain within an unburned island within the Big Hollow Fire scar on the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. The Siouxon Fire is surrounded to the west, north and east by burn scars from the Big Hollow Fire and poses little threat to escaping the fire area this late in the season. Leadership has decided that due to the time of year, location of the fire, topographic challenges, and lack of safety mitigations available, the Fire team will not be staffing the fire on the ground at this time.