Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
215 Melody Lane Wenatchee Washington 98801
Wenatchee, WA 98801
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Saturday July 28th, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM|
|Location||Okanogan Wenatchee National Forest|
|Incident Commander||Arizona Type 3 Incident Management Team|
|Incident Description||Two Separate Wildfires In The Headwaters Of The Twisp River Valley|
|Coordinates||48.48 latitude, -120.558 longitude|
|Estimated Containment Date||Monday October 22nd, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM|
Timber; mixed conifer & subalpine fir
Extreme behavior with wind driven runs, short range spotting.
Continue structure assessment/prep, identify and evaluate additional management action points for projected movement down the Twisp River drainage.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Additional down valley spread, moving 2-4 miles with wind.
Type 1 IMT will inbrief today at 1500 in Winthrop. Community meeting was held last night in Twisp.
Cooler increased relative humidity and windy with northwest gusts to 20 mph. Down canyon winds associated with the front will drive the fire further down the Twisp River drainage.