Evacuation Levels Downgraded for Boulder Creek & Salmon La Sac
Effective September 22, 2017 at 12:30pm, level three evacuation notices were downgraded to level two for the Boulder Creek and Salmon La Sac areas of the Cle Elum Valley. Due to the future... more
A lightning strike started the Jolly Mountain Fire on August 11, 2017. The fire continues to burn in the Cle Elum Ranger District of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest and on or near land managed by the Washington Department of National Resources and The Nature Conservancy. The fire is being managed for full suppression although fire managers anticipate that it will continue to burn until a season-ending precipitation event occurs in the region.
As of September 20th, new updates will occur only as needed due to significantly decreased fire activity.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Friday August 11th, 2017 approx. 06:45 PM|
|Location||6 miles NW of Cle Elum, WA|
|Incident Commander||Johnson, Charlton, Wesemen|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||50%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Sunday October 15th, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM|
Timber (grass and understory)
Backhaul completed. Rehab ongoing. Patrol and mop-up as needed. Transition from local type 3 to local type 4 on 9-29-17 @ 0600
|Projected Incident Activity|
Fire growth will be minimal as the fire has reached containment lines on the east, south, and west flanks. Little to no spread can be expected to the north.