Okanogan/Wenatchee National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Wenatchee, WA 98801
NORTHWEST INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM #10
Al Lawson-Incident Commander
Favorable weather conditions for firefighters
Friday, September 8, 2017
Fire: Uno Peak Completion: 1%
Acres: 6,900 Start Date: August 30, 2017
Cause: Under Investigation Location: 15 miles NW of Manson, WA
Total Personnel: 243 Fuels/Topography: Timber, grass, rugged terrain
Yesterday: Smoke persisted in the area and kept fire behavior and fire growth subdued. Air operations were grounded due to smoky skies.
The 6-mile long containment line along Coyote Ridge down to Lake Chelan was completed, including distribution of fire hose and water. Crews also have constructed dozer line from Nelson Butte south one mile down the ridge line.
The Canoe Creek area to the west and the Llama Ranch area to the southeast remain under a Level 1 evacuation (get ready).
Today: With favorable fire and weather conditions, crews are now working on a containment line closer to the fire from Nelson Butte down toward the lake between Safety Harbor and Coyote Creeks.
Crews will continue to improve roads for safe operations travel for firefighters. With clear skies in the fire area, air operations will continue as the smoke dissipates.
Structure protection will continue in Canoe Creek area.
Smoke: With northwesterly winds setting up early today, smoke should lift in the fire area. It may continue to linger on the lake, but Saturday should bring good ventilation with a cold front passing through. More information about smoke and your health is available at wasmoke.blogspot.com/
Closures: Current road closures include the Grade Creek Rd (from the intersection with FS 8200-117 (Oss Peak Rd) to the intersection with FS 4330-600 (South Fork Gold Creek Rd)/FS 8020 (Cooper Ridge Rd), South Fork Gold Creek Road 4330-600. Trail closures: Uno Peak Trail, Safety Harbor Trail, Summit Trail (From South Navarre Campground to junction with FS Trail 1258), Summer Blossom, Foggy Dew, Crater Creek and Martin Lakes. The Deer Point and Safety Harbor Campgrounds are also closed. Foggy Dew Campground remains open.
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