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Evans Canyon Fire

Unit Information

Southeast Region-Department of Natural Resources
Washington
Ellensburg , WA 98926

Incident Contact

Evans Canyon Fire Information
Email: sewaimtpio@gmail.com
Phone: 509-761-4858
Hours: 630 AM - 10 PM daily

Highlighted Activity

09/09/2020 Evans Canyon Fire Update September 9
 This is the Final Update for the Evans Canyon Fire The Evans Canyon Fire is located approximately 8 miles north of Naches, Washington. Skies cleared in the Evans Canyon Fire area yesterday....
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The Evans Canyon Fire started on the afternoon of Aug 31, 2020 and is located in Yakima and Kittitas Counties in the Evans Canyon area.  The fire is being managed by a Type 3 Incident Management Team with the primary focus on mop-up and suppression damage repair.  All evacuation orders have been lifted and some area closures remain in effect due to the Washington State Fire Commissioners orders.  People are encouraged to check the Yakima County Emergency Management Website for more information at https://www.yakimacounty.us/350/Emergency-Management

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnknown
Date of OriginMonday August 31st, 2020 approx. 02:29 PM
Location8 miles NW of Naches, WA
Incident CommanderMichael Noe ICT3
Coordinates46.854 latitude, -120.799 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel100
Size75,817 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained90%
Estimated Containment DateThursday October 01st, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Timber (Grass and Understory), Brush (2 feet), Tall Grass (2.5 feet)

Significant Events

Minimal, smoldering.

Outlook

Planned Actions

All divisions will mop-up, patrol and work on repair. Also continue to support local forces with initial attack response.

Projected Incident Activity

12 hours: The fire is expected to stay within control lines. Minimal spread is expected in the interior unburned islands. Also smoldering and creeping in narrow stringers of brush and scattered riparian trees along Yakima river. There is a slight but unlikely chance of spotting across the river still exists.

24 hours: The fire is expected to stay within control lines. Minimal spread is expected in the interior unburned islands. Also smoldering and creeping in narrow stringers of brush and scattered riparian trees along Yakima river. There is a slight but unlikely chance of spotting across the river still exists.

48 hours: The fire is expected to stay within control lines. Minimal spread is expected in the interior unburned islands. Also smoldering and creeping in narrow stringers of brush and scattered riparian trees along Yakima river. There is a slight but unlikely chance of spotting across the river still exists.

Remarks

Today crews were in mop-up and patrol mode. .