Final Update for Cayuse Mountain Fire - Sunday Sept 4
Cayuse Mountain Fire Information September 4, 2016, 10 am Roger Brandom, Incident Commander Type III Team Start date: Aug. 21, 2016 Current Size: 18,116 acres Percent Containment: 95% . more
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Sunday August 21st, 2016 approx. 02:00 PM|
|Location||Eight miles south of Wellpinit, WA on the Spokane Indian Reservation|
|Incident Commander||Roger Brandom|
|Incident Description||The Cayuse Mountain Fire Started When The Hart Fire Jumped The Spokane River. High Winds Pushed It To The East Side Of The River On The Spokane Indian Reservation. The Fire On The West Side Of The River Is The Hart Fire.|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||95%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Wednesday August 31st, 2016 approx. 12:00 PM|
Tall grass and timber. Hazards have been mitigated.
Minimal. Creeping, smoldering.
Continue to improve security around structures within the fire footprint. Continue to mop up around structures and along containment lines. Complete suppression repair on interior dozer lines. Scout interior islands for opportunities to protect. Support IA, as requested. Type III organization in command.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Significantly reduced fire activity due to lack of available fuels
Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.