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Windy Pass

Unit Information

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
215 Melody Lane
Wenatchee, WA 98801

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Incident Contact

Windy Pass Fire Info
Phone: 509-852-1100

Highlighted Activity

08/16/2021 FOREST CLOSURE ORDER INFORMATION FOR WINDY PASS-CONTACT INFORMATION
For future information regarding the closure order for the Windy Pass Fire, please contact the Cle Elum Ranger District at 509-852-1100.  Because of containment status, daily updates will no longer..
News - 08/16/2021
Windy Pass Fire Daily Update 8-16-2021Image options: [ Full Size ]

On August 3, lightning passed through the Cle Elum Ranger District igniting a fire in the Lookout Mountain area.  As of 08/10/21, there is no active burning and minimal heat has been found in the burn area.

Crews will scout for hot spots and mop up any spots that could present a threat to contingency lines. There is no anticipated change in the fire spread. While some resources remain on the ground, many have been released to other assignments. 

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginWednesday August 04th, 2021 approx. 12:45 PM
Location10 miles south of Cle Elum, Lookout Mountain.
Incident CommanderEA Silver IMT - L. Minton
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates47.112 latitude, -121.141 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel21
Size82 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained95%
Estimated Containment DateSunday August 15th, 2021 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Timber, Short Grass

Significant Events

Minimal.

No fire activity was observed.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Continue to patrol and mop up on all flanks.

Projected Incident Activity

12 hours: Patrol the fire perimeter and mopping up hot spots where it presents a threat.

24 to 72 hours+: Fire returning to local district for management.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Warmer and dryer conditions are expected for next 24 hours, winds will return to a normal range.