The Blue Creek Fire started on Monday, July 20 at approximately 1230 in the afternoon. It is burning 8 miles east of Walla Walla, Washington in grass, brush and timber. It is estimated to be 6,004 acres and is 95% contained. Acreage remains unchanged. One primary structure and 11 outbuilding have been destroyed. The fire was human caused and is under investigation.
Later in the week the fire will be returned to the local unit. Inciweb will not be updated after August 4, 2015.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Monday July 20th, 2015 approx. 12:30 PM|
|Location||Approximately 10 miles east of Walla Walla|
|Incident Commander||Ken McNamee|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||95%|
Timber(Litter, grass and understory) Brush
Minimal smoldering, creeping and isolated torching
Finalize constructions and reinforcement of containment lines through aggressive mop up. Provide extended protection of local structures, natural resources, and the Mill Creek Watershed.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Potential for spread is low.
Increased winds up to 10 mph, lower temperatures, and higher humidities (21-26%) today over the fire area. Isolated showers and thunderstorms tonight with LAL 2. Breezy conditions will continue tonight and for the next few days. Dry forecast with cooler temperatures are predicted for Wednesday through Friday this week.