Norse Peak Fire update for September 28, 2017
Fire Summary: Minimal fire growth is expected. Isolated pockets of slow surface spread where the fire is sheltered by the tree canopy and continued burning in the larger dead or down trees is still.. more
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Friday August 11th, 2017 approx. 08:00 PM|
|Location||11 Miles west of Cliffdell, WA|
|Incident Commander||Brent Johnson, IC|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||80%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Wednesday November 01st, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM|
Timber (Litter and Understory)
Heavy Logging Slash
Short Grass (1 foot).
Generally, creeping and smoldering. Some slow surface spread in heavy fuels under heavy canopy.
Cleanup and fire suppression restoration work continues along Forest Road 70. Fire personnel are monitoring fire movement within the containment lines.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Cleanup and chipping operations along road 70 will continue. Fire personnel will monitor the fire for activity.
The southeast side of the Norse Peak fire is under the command of the Naches Ranger District's Type 4 organization.
Command of the northwest side of the fire will transition on Saturday 9/30 from a Type 3 organization to a Snoqualmie Ranger District Type 4 organization.
Rain likely, mainly after noon Friday 9/29 over the fire. Cloudy, with a high near 63. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. On Friday, the chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Precipitation continues through Thursday