Southeast Region-Department of Natural Resources
Ellensburg , WA 98926
The Little Camas Fire started on July 5. It is in steep and rugged terrain making the attack by ground crews difficult.
Public safety and the safety of firefighters is paramount. Firefighters will be moving equipment and personnel throughout the area to fight this fire. The public is asked to use extra caution when traveling around Cashmere and HWY 97.
The Level 1 evacuation for the Camas Meadows Bible Camp and adjacent homes has been lifted.
Forest Service Roads 7200, 7204 and 7104 as well as Forest Service Trails 1223 (Red Hill) and 1221 (Red Devil) remain closed to facilitate the completion of the firefighting effort.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Thursday July 05th, 2018 approx. 12:15 PM|
|Location||6 miles southwest of Cashmere, WA|
|Coordinates||47.424 latitude, -120.561 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||87%|
Mix of felled and bucked activity harvest units, mixed sized conifer stands with snags, concentrations, and understory; also open timber stands with brush and grass.
Mop up and secure existing containment lines. Shadow day with incoming ICT3 organization tomorrow.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Minimal fire behavior expected. Isolated heavy fuels within the fire perimeter will continue to burn. Rollout across control lines could produce active surface fire spread.
Breezy conditions continued through early afternoon today with cooler temperatures and higher RH. Hot and dry conditions will set up across the region for the next five days with a possible northerly wind event Friday evening.