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Uno Peak Fire News Release

Uno Peak Fire, September 12, 2017

Incident: Uno Peak Fire Wildfire
Released: 9/12/2017


Al Lawson-Incident Commander

Mild weather continues to moderate fire

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Fire: Uno Peak Completion: 1%

Acres: 7,336 Start Date: August 30, 2017

Cause: Under Investigation Location: 15 miles NW of Manson, WA

Total Personnel: 278 Fuels/Topography: Timber, grass, rugged terrain

Yesterday: Despite another warm and dry day, fire behavior was minimal and maintained the fire within the containment lines.

The containment line along Nelson Butte down to Lake Chelan has been completed.

The structure group has completed work 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: Along Nelson Butte Ridge, crews will continue to strengthen and improve the dozer line and hand line down the ridge to the lake. On the upper northeast side of the fire near South Navarre campground, crews will secure the fire’s edge by cold trailing (ensuring there are no hot spots) and falling snags where needed. This may include using some burning operations if weather allows.

The structure protection group will continue and assess other preparation needs. Crews will remain focused on road improvement for safe travel for firefighters. Improvements are expected to be completed by next weekend.

Air resources are available and will support ground operations as fire and weather permits.

A dry cold front is expected to impact the area this evening. This will likely lead to breezy conditions that will continue throughout the night.

Smoke: Smoke has cleared the area due to the northwest winds. 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. Closure map is available at:

Fire Information:




Text Message: text “follow UnoPeakFire” to 40404

Phone: 971-249-2268



Unit Information

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

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