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Cold Springs Fire

Unit Information

Colville Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Washington
Nespelem, WA 99155

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News Releases — Cold Springs Fire

Final Update 9/19/20 Released: 9/19/2020
 Omak, WA – Yesterday firefighters continued their progress on repair work. Repair work is done to mitigate the damage that happened during initial attack and any other operations during the fire....
Morning update 9/18/20 Released: 9/18/2020
 Omak, WA – Yesterday crews continued their work on repairing fencing and roads that were damaged during initial attack operations. On the northeast corner of the fire crews will continue repair...
Morning update 9/17/20 Released: 9/17/2020
 Omak, WA – There was good progress yesterday on the fire line. Crews continued their work on rehab of the roads and fixing fences that were damaged during initial attack. The smoke cleared enough...
Morning update 9/16/20 Released: 9/16/2020
 Omak, WA – Crews will continue the mop up and repair the roads and fences that were damaged during initial attack. The northeast portion of the fire that was a high priority for several days is...
Morning update 9/15/20 Released: 9/15/2020
 Omak, WA – Today: Crews will continue to work in the mill area breaking up piles of wood shavings that have been smoldering. The northeast portion of the fire has been the focus over the last...
Evening update 9/14/20 Released: 9/14/2020
 Omak, WA – Today the crews made additional progress on the fire line. They continued to secure the northeast portion of the fire, worked in the mill area, and secured in from the containment...
Morning update 9-14-20 Released: 9/14/2020
 Omak, WA – The northeast portion of the fire that has been the main priority has a good line in now and is holding. Firefighters had to go direct with line construction due to the steep terrain...
Evening Update 9/13/20 Released: 9/13/2020
Morning Update 9/13/20 Released: 9/13/2020
 Omak, WA – Today: The area like most of Eastern Washington is dealing with smoke from the south.   These conditions will stick around through the day while crews are on the line. Firefighters...
Cold Springs evening update 9-12-20 Released: 9/12/2020
 Omak, WA – Smokey conditions hindered efforts on the Cold Springs fire today. Aircraft were only able to fly for a short period of time due to limited visibility. The northeast portion of the...