Snag Canyon

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Snag Canyon

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Approximate Location

47.154 latitude, -120.55 longitude

Incident Overview

Isolated rain storm in Naneum Canyon

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The Snag Canyon Fire will transition to a Type 4 incident with the DNR Southeast Region 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.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSaturday August 02nd, 2014 approx. 05:30 PM
LocationApproximately 12 north of Ellensburg
Incident CommanderTy Mizer

Current Situation

Total Personnel21
Size12,599 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Grass(FM2), brush(FM5)and Timber Litter(FM10). There are areas of bug kill timber stands mainly in DIV D and DIV G. Additional fuel loading of landing piles and slash piles located in DIV M.

Significant Events

Occasional smoldering of interior islands.


Planned Actions

Crews will continue to mop up and patrol. Rehabilitation will be completed as opportunity allows. Initial attack resources will assist with any new starts if requested by the host agency.

Projected Incident Activity

No activity is expected.


Rehabilitation will continue to be completed as necessary.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

An upper ridge of high pressure will bring the return of hot and dry conditions lasting through late in the week.

Unit Information

Southeast Region-Department of Natural Resources
713 Bowers Road
Ellensburg , WA 98926

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