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Incident #: NES-1909 Fire Start: 7 months ago Location: 4.2 miles WSW of Kettle Falls, WA Acres: 4,712.1 Agency: Northeast Washington Interagency Communications Center (WA-NEC) Dispatch Notes: In patrol status | Contain: 09/07/18 1900
Fire Growth Potential
Updated: 1 hour, 6 mins ago — Firefighters are continuing to mop-up and check for hot spots. All evacuations on the Boyd’s fire have been lifted.NE IMT Team #1 has taken command of the fire on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 6:00 am. Numerous fires are burning within the region contributing to smoke in the area. The Northeast Tri County Health District has information concerning air quality for this area. Please contact the health district at: https://www.netchd.org/for further information or visit:
Northeast Region-Department of Natural Resources Washington Colville, WA 99114
Date of Origin
Saturday August 11th, 2018 approx. 05:15 PM
3 miles W/NW of Kettle Falls, WA
Estimated Containment Date
Monday October 01st, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
Timber (Grass and understory), Timber (Litter and Understory), Brush (2ft). Surface fire can transition quickly to canopy due to the presence of dwarf mistletoe brooms in Douglas-fir trees.
There was minimal creeping, and smoldering fire activity. Recent showers have resulted in low fire behavior with little surface fire spread. Fuels in the interior of the unnamed tributary of Nancy Creek are now a mosaic made up of clean underburn and spotty burn where surface fuels were not available
Patrol and conduct repair. Remove excess supplies and backhaul. Remove flagging and signs. Finish skidding and decking logs.
Projected Incident Activity
The fire is inactive today. There is still visible smoke from heat in the berms and stump holes along portions of the perimeter and in the interior has numerous visible smokes that will continue until fuels are consumed.
Type 3 Interagency IMT Team #1 has assumed command 6:00AM