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Uno Peak Fire September 9, 2017 Daily Update

Incident: Uno Peak Fire Wildfire
Released: 9/9/2017


Al Lawson-Incident Commander

Favorable weather conditions for firefighters

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Fire: Uno Peak Completion: 1%
7,236 Start Date: August 30, 2017
Cause: Under Investigation Location: 15 miles NW of Manson, WA
Total Personnel: 257 Fuels/Topography: Timber, grass, rugged terrain

Yesterday: Fire activity has been minimal due to higher relative humidity and cooler temperatures.

Completion of the containment line along Coyote Ridge has allowed crews to focus on finishing an additional containment line closer to the fire along Nelson Butte down to Lake Chelan.

A structure crew has been working to provide protection to structures within the Canoe creek area.

The Canoe Creek area to the west and the Llama Ranch area to the southeast remain under a Level 1 evacuation (get ready).

Today: Crews will continue and work on the containment line down Nelson Butte to Lake Chelan. If conditions are favorable, crews may begin a burning operation down the containment line along to help further reinforce the line. If a burn operation does occur, it will likely add more smoke to the skies.

Road improvement continues be a focus for safe 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: Breezy conditions will continue to lift smoke out of the fire area. It may continue to linger on the lake, however, Sunday should continue to bring good ventilation. More information about smoke and your health is available at

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

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