Maple Fire


Incident #: OLF-207
Fire Start: 8 months ago
Location: 3.2 miles NE of Lilliwaup, WA
Acres: 3,273
Agency: Puget Sound Interagency Communication Center (WA-PSC)

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Incident Overview

Updated: 1 hour, 57 mins ago — The Maple Fire remains within the identified containment lines and firefighters are monitoring growth along Jefferson Ridge as the wildfire continues to slowly creep to the west. The fire has not moved to the northeast or south but is expected to continue to spread west due to steep, inaccessible terrain. Crews will focus on holding and improving roads, rivers and creeks where the fire is currently held in check. The fire is expected to continue burning and emitting smoke until steady, seasonal rains extinguish it. Smoky conditions may continue to affect communities in the region. For information about how to deal with smoky conditions, go to: or For information on air quality, go to: Regional Clean Air Agencies The local Olympic Interagency Fire Management team will continue to work to meet objectives identified by the Olympic National Forest (ONF) and the Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The ever-present threat of both live and...


Incident Contact
Maple Fire Information
Phone: 253-617-1143
Fire Unit Information
Olympic National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Olympia, WA 98512

Basic Information

Human Caused - Under Investigation
Date of Origin
Saturday August 04th, 2018 approx. 11:00 AM
On the Olympic Peninsula, 23 miles north of Shelton, WA. Five miles west of Hwy 101.
Incident Commander
Lakota Burwell
47.578 latitude, -123.13 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel
3,300 Acres
% Contained
Estimated Containment Date
Wednesday October 31st, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved
Heavy timber (litter, grass and understory)
Significant Events
Observed fire behavior includes; moderate, flanking, backing, and creeping


Planned Actions
Fire crews will continue to monitor the perimeter of the firelines and clear debris off roads. BAER teams are beginning to assess impacts of the fire.
Projected Incident Activity
Next few weeks: until heavy rains arrive, the fire will continue to smolder and burn and move slowly westward.
Acreage breakdown is 90% FS; 10 DNR lands.