Terrain Satellite
Cold Springs
FIRE
189,923
acres
8.9 mi
W of Nespelem, WA
95%
contained
UNKNOWN
Last Updated:
1 month ago
Incident #:
2020-WACOA-002127
Fire Start:
Sunday, September 6, 2020 10:50 PM PDT
Fire Unit:
Bureau of Indian Affairs — Colville Agency
Dispatch Notes:
Coa inc # 200130 - type 3 team in place

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 2 months ago

Incident Photo for the Cold Springs Fire

The Cold Springs fire started September 6, 2020 at 9:45pm near Omak, WA.  The fire spread quickly due to strong winds and low relative humidity.  Local fire crews responded and provided point protection.  Multiple structures have been lost. Level 3 evacuations and numerous road closures are in effect.  Current evacuation orders and road closures can be found at www.okanogandem.org. Residents can call 509 670-5331 for Red Cross assistance.  The Okanogan Co Fairgrounds is available for livestock.  Northeast Washington Interagency Incident Management Team 2 assumed command of the fire September 8th at 0600 hrs.  The incident command post is located at the Omak Stampede. 

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Under Investigation
Date of Origin:
Sunday September 06th, 2020 approx. 09:45 PM
Location:
Omak, WA
Incident Commander:
Dean Kiefer
Coordinates:
48.635, -119.818

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
82
Size (Acres):
189,923
Containment:
95%

Dispatch Contact

Northeast Washington Interagency Communications Center | Colville, WA
Phone: 509-685-6900
Website: https://gacc.nifc.gov/nwcc/districts/NEWICC