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Chikamin Fire

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contact

Chikamin Fire
Email: 2020.Chikamin@firenet.gov
Phone: 509-548-2550

News Releases — Chikamin Fire

Road and Trail Closures Terminated Released: 9/24/2020
Road and trail closures have been terminated effective September 24,
Chikamin Fire Update September 11, 2020 Released: 9/11/2020
The Chikamin Fire is located in the Chikamin Ridge area 22 miles north of Leavenworth, Washington. This fire is burning in heavy timber in steep inaccessible terrain. Crews are utilizing natural...
Chikamin Fire Update September 4, 2020 Released: 9/4/2020
With the hot temperatures and windy conditions this Labor Day weekend, the Chikamin Fire has spread into the Garland Creek area on the Entiat Ranger District. It is still within the confines of the...
Chikamin Fire Update August 15, 2020 Released: 8/15/2020
 Leavenworth, WA – Today the Chikamin Fire was turned back to the local District Type 4 IMT, led by Incident Commander Mike Barajas and IC trainee Ross Boots. Updates will be issued as conditions...
Chikamin Fire Update August 12, 2020 Released: 8/12/2020
August 12, 2020Leavenworth, WA – Good progress was made yesterday to reinforce and secure the fireline on the east flank of the fire. It is 65% contained and 391 acres. On Friday at 6:00 p.m. the...
Chikamin Fire Update August 11, 2020 Released: 8/11/2020
  August 11, 2020Leavenworth, WA – Good progress was made yesterday to reinforce and secure the fireline on the east flank of the fire. It is now at 65% containment and 391 acres. Yesterday’s...
Chikamin Fire Update August 10, 2020 Released: 8/10/2020
   August 10, 2020 Leavenworth, WA – The current containment for the Chikamin Fire is at 60 percent and is at 383 acres. Crews will continue to secure the fire’s edge and monitor the fire...
Chikamin Fire Update August 9, 2020 Released: 8/9/2020
The Chikamin Fire saw negligible growth yesterday and is still currently at 347 acres. The current containment is now at 50 percent. Crews will continue to take advantage of the cooler air and higher...
Chikamin Fire Update August 8, 2020 Released: 8/8/2020
The Chikamin Fire saw minimal growth yesterday and is now at 347 acres. The current containment is at 30 percent. The cooler temperatures and moderate relative humidity values that were left behind...
Chikamin Fire Update August 7, 2020 Released: 8/7/2020
Based on infrared data collected overnight the fire is estimated at 340 acres. Yesterday the Entiat Hotshots contained work on east flank of the fire to tie in containment lines with smokejumpers in...