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Whitney Fire

Unit Information

Northeast Region-Department of Natural Resources
225 S. Silke Road
Colville, WA 99114

This incident is no longer being updated.

3 firefighters dig through charred soil burnding during the Whitney Fire searching for smoldering debris to douse with waterImage options: [ Full Size ]

Beginning September 17, 2020, anyone needing information on the Whitney Fire can contact: (509) 685-6900.
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Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginMonday September 07th, 2020 approx. 10:26 AM
Location6 miles NW of the Town of Davenport, WA
Incident CommanderAlan Lawson - NW Incident Management Team 10
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates47.707 latitude, -118.26 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel173
Size127,430 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained95%
Fuels Involved

Tall grass, Brush, Timber

Significant Events

Minimal, Smoldering


Planned Actions

Continue to develop and improve line construction.

Projected Incident Activity

Control and containment efforts have limited exposures and potential for fire spread is expected to be minimal.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

The temps will continue to be moderated by smoke and should remain in the high 70s. If the smoke clears a bit, temps could reach the lower 80s. Winds will remain light out of the northeast. Visibility will remain poor due to smoke.