Bureau of Indian Affairs
Nespelem, WA 99155
Three fires with minimal fire activity in a mix of timber and brush on the Colville Indian Reservation comprise the Inchelium Complex: the Inchelium Highway Fire, Fry Fire and Kewa Field Fire. The cause of the fires remains under investigation. The fire is now a type 4 complexity fire and will be managed by the Colville Administration.
|Current as of|
|Cause||Trained Fire Investigators Have Determined The Inchelium Complex To Be Started By Human Activity; However, Investigating Wildland Fires Is A Legal Process That Requires The Specific Fire Cause To Remain Confidential Until The Process Is Complete.|
|Date of Origin||Monday September 07th, 2020 approx. 05:15 PM|
|Incident Commander||Jason Fulfer (Type 4 IC)|
|Coordinates||48.331 latitude, -118.198 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Timber, Brush, Grass
Fire behavior on all fires are minimal, with smoldering and consumption of heavy fuels within containment lines.
Patrol fire line and structures for hot spots. Repair dozer lines.
|Projected Incident Activity|
The fire area is smoldering within direct control lines. Limited smoke production from isolated areas of fire.
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