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Summit Trail

Unit Information

Colville Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Nespelem, WA 99155

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Incident Contact

Mt. Tolman Fire Center
Phone: 509-634-3100
Hours: M-F 7:30 - 4:00

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The Summit Trail Fire is burning on the Colville Reservation, located 17 miles west of Inchelium, Washington. The fire began on July 12, 2021 as the result of a lightning storm that moved through the area.   The lightning-caused fire is burning in steep, rugged terrain with limited access. 
Future updates will be posted to to the Mt. Tolman Fire Center FaceBook Page.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginMonday July 12th, 2021 approx. 10:30 PM
Location17 miles west of Inchelium
Incident CommanderLonny Cawston
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates48.285 latitude, -118.531 longitude

Current Situation

Size49,554 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained91%
Estimated Containment DateSunday October 31st, 2021 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

The fire is primarily being carried by compacted short-needle conifer litter and dead/downed fuels under closed canopies.