Suiattle Fire Final Update, August 7, 2017
SUIATTLE Fire FINAL Update Northwest Incident management Team 12 Richy Harrod, Incident Commander August 7, 2017 LAST UPDATE UNLESS SIGNIFICANT CHANGES OCCUR Yesterday’s operations: The weather... more
The Suiattle Fire started on July 30, 2017 and is burning in steep rough terrain and in logging slash, young reproduction and standing timber. Hot and dry weather conditions increase the hazards to firefighters.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Sunday July 30th, 2017 approx. 04:00 PM|
|Location||10 miles northeast of Darrington, WA|
|Incident Commander||Justin Jones USDA Forest Service|
|Incident Description||Full Suppression|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||90%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Saturday September 30th, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM|
Timber (litter and understory) and light logging slash
Continue to patrol the fire. Incident resources will respond to IA within the immediate vicinity of the fire. The Temporary Flight Restriction over this fire has been lifted.
|Projected Incident Activity|
The fire will continue to burn within the control lines, especially in the heavy fuels. Control lines have been completed around the majority of the fire.
Recreation pressure exists as people visit the Suiattle River basin in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.
A road and trail Closure Area remains in effect for Road #2650, and Road #2660 as well as the Boulder Lake Trail (#740) and the Huckleberry Mountain Trail (#780). A road advisory has been posted on Forest Road #26 but this road remains open to all vehicle traffic.
The 2640 road in the fire vicinity has been re opened to the public. However, please be aware of the fire vicinity if walking outside of the road.
Weather remains hot and dry for the coming week. The only fuels affected remain in the interior of the fire.