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Horns Mountain

Unit Information

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

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Smoke rises from Horns Mountain Fire, Saturday, August 11, 2018Image options: [ Full Size ]

Horns Mountain Fire is mostly in patrol status. Type 3 team will transition to Colville National Forest for management of the fire on Tuesday 4 September.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning/natural
Date of OriginSaturday August 11th, 2018 approx. 04:45 PM
Location12 miles NW of Northport, WA
Incident CommanderNEWIIMT Team 3 Incident Commander Shawn Soliday
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates48.98 latitude, -118.051 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel165
Size5,889 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained94%
Estimated Containment DateSaturday September 15th, 2018 approx. 05:00 PM
Fuels Involved

Brush (2 feet), Timber (Litter and Understory), Medium Logging Slash

Primary carrier of the fire is Timber litter.

Significant Events

Minimal, smoldering, creeping

Outlook

Planned Actions

Patrol and mop up as needed

Projected Incident Activity

None expected

Remarks

For the Horns Mountain Fire approximately 4,956 acres are in Washington State and 926 acres are in British Columbia. Northeast Washington #3 Team will transition command to Colville NF on 4 September.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

None

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