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Sheep Creek Fire

Unit Information

Colville National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Washington
Colville, WA 99114

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The fire is burning on private land through areas of mixed conifer with pockets of heavy logging slash and standing dead timber. Primary and contingency dozer and hand lines have been established. Burnout tactics are being used to contain the fire within Flagstaff and Sheep Creek roads. Smoke will be observed during the burnout operations. The Washington National Guard is engaged with fire crews on the line. Fire officials will continue to use air support to help suppression and containment efforts.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnknown
Date of OriginMonday July 30th, 2018 approx. 01:07 PM
LocationSheep Creek area near Northport WA
Incident DescriptionUnknown
Coordinates48.952 latitude, -117.856 longitude

Current Situation

Size458 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateFriday August 17th, 2018 approx. 05:00 PM
Fuels Involved

Timber (grass and understory), medium logging slash, closed timber litter

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