Terrain Satellite
Evans Canyon
FIRE
75,817
acres
5.9 mi
N of Naches, WA
90%
contained
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
16 mins, 42 secs ago
Incident #:
2020-WASES-000565
Fire Start:
Monday, August 31, 2020 3:29 PM PDT
Fire Unit:
Department of Natural Resources — Southeast Region
Fuels:
Grass, Brush, Timber
Dispatch Notes:
Contain: 09/23/20 1815

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 3 weeks ago

Incident Photo for the Evans Canyon Fire

The Evans Canyon Fire started on the afternoon of Aug 31, 2020 and is located in Yakima and Kittitas Counties in the Evans Canyon area.  The fire is being managed by a Type 3 Incident Management Team with the primary focus on mop-up and suppression damage repair.  All evacuation orders have been lifted and some area closures remain in effect due to the Washington State Fire Commissioners orders.  People are encouraged to check the Yakima County Emergency Management Website for more information at https://www.yakimacounty.us/350/Emergency-Management

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Unknown
Date of Origin:
Monday August 31st, 2020 approx. 02:29 PM
Location:
8 miles NW of Naches, WA
Incident Commander:
Michael Noe ICT3
Coordinates:
46.854, -120.799

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
100
Size (Acres):
75,817
Containment:
90%
Estimated Containment Date:
Thursday October 01st, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved:
Timber (Grass and Understory), Brush (2 feet), Tall Grass (2.5 feet)
Significant Events:
Minimal, smoldering.

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
All divisions will mop-up, patrol and work on repair. Also continue to support local forces with initial attack response.
Projected Incident Activity:
12 hours: The fire is expected to stay within control lines. Minimal spread is expected in the interior unburned islands. Also smoldering and creeping in narrow stringers of brush and scattered riparian trees along Yakima river. There is a slight but unlikely chance of spotting across the river still exists.
24 hours: The fire is expected to stay within control lines. Minimal spread is expected in the interior unburned islands. Also smoldering and creeping in narrow stringers of brush and scattered riparian trees along Yakima river. There is a slight but unlikely chance of spotting across the river still exists.

48 hours: The fire is expected to stay within control lines. Minimal spread is expected in the interior unburned islands. Also smoldering and creeping in narrow stringers of brush and scattered riparian trees along Yakima river. There is a slight but unlikely chance of spotting across the river still exists.
Remarks:
Today crews were in mop-up and patrol mode. .

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Evans Canyon Fire Information
Phone: 509 925 8510
Hours: 630 AM - 10 PM daily
Fire Unit Information
Southeast Region-Department of Natural Resources
Washington
Ellensburg , WA 98926

Dispatch Contact

Central Washington Interagency Center | Wenatchee, WA
Phone: 509-884-3473
Website: https://gacc.nifc.gov/nwcc/districts/CWICC