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Rock Creek Fire

Unit Information

Okanogan/Wenatchee National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
215 Melody Lane
Wenatchee, WA 98801

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This incident is no longer being updated.

Temporary road closure within the area of the Rock Creek Fire (go to http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd518129.pdf to see the Emergency Road Closure order)

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnknown
Date of OriginSaturday September 10th, 2016 approx. 03:00 PM
Location12 miles northwest of Nachew, Washington
Incident CommanderRob Kephart, Type 3
Coordinates46.911 latitude, -120.95 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel103
Size1,383 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Timber (Litter and Understory)

Timber (grass and understory)

Closed timber litter

Significant Events

minimal smoldering

Outlook

Planned Actions

Continue rehab efforts including hand-piling, camouflaging hand lines, road repair. Patrol to ensure 100% mop-up has been achieved.

Projected Incident Activity

Smoldering. No fire spread.

Remarks

This is the final 209 unless unexpected significant event occurs.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Cool and partly cloudy, chance of precipitation tonight and into Thursday. Light winds, fair RH with good recovery.

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