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Norse Peak Fire

Unit Information

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

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Announcements — Norse Peak Fire

SR-410 Chinook Pass will reopen to thru-traffic at noon on Thursday, Sept. Released: 9/20/2017
SR 410 Both Directions - SR-410 Chinook Pass will reopen to thru-traffic at noon on Thursday, Sept. 21. Fire crews are completing operations along the highway and pending more inspections, will...
Press Release: Norse Peak Fire Management Team to Zone Fire Released: 9/10/2017
Norse Peak Fire Press Release: September 10, 2017, 11:30 a.m. On Monday morning September 11, 2017 at 06:00, the Norse Peak Fire will be divided into two fire zones (North Zone and South Zone)....
State Route 410 will remain closed through the holiday Released: 9/1/2017
Because of increased fire activity and the interest of public and firefighter safety, State Route 410 will remain closed from Chinook Pass to the to the entrance of Bumping River Road through Labor...
State Route 410 daytime reopening Released: 8/31/2017
As of 7:00 a.m. on Friday September 1, State Route 410 east of Chinook Pass will be open for daytime through-travel, under the guidance of a pilot car between Morse Creek (milepost 74.5) and Union...
Pacific Crest Trail Announcement Released: 8/31/2017
On August 31, the Pacific Crest Trail has reopened for hiking between White Pass and Chinook Pass. Rapid spread of the Norse Peak Fires and persistent fire weather caused it to be closed from White...
Fire Activity Update - Aug 28, 2017 9 PM Released: 8/28/2017
Throughout the afternoon today, smoke built up over the Norse Peak Fire area indicating increased fire activity and spread. These conditions were expected due to the weather that had been forecast...
Drive cautiously – possible smokey conditions on Hwy 410 tonight Released: 8/28/2017
The Norse Peak Fires were very active today, which may affect driving conditions on the roadway and require extra caution. Travelers should be aware that there could be smoke, firefighters working,...
Hwy 410 to reopen for night travel 8pm to 6am starting Tues August 22 Released: 8/22/2017
Highway 410 to reopen to nighttime traffic. The Washington State Department of Transportation and Norse Peak Fire managers are implementing a plan for allowing limited traffic through the Highway...
Problem with gmail account on August 19, 2017 Released: 8/19/2017
We are experiencing technical issues with G-mail and have been unable to distribute the update and map directly today. We apologize for this situation and are seeking a solution. Thank you for your...