Three fires with minimal fire activity in a mix of timber and brush on the Colville Indian Reservation comprise the Inchelium Complex: the Inchelium Highway Fire, Fry Fire and Kewa Field Fire. The cause of the fires remains under investigation. The fire is now a type 4 complexity fire and will be managed by the Colville Administration.
Trained Fire Investigators Have Determined The Inchelium Complex To Be Started By Human Activity; However, Investigating Wildland Fires Is A Legal Process That Requires The Specific Fire Cause To Remain Confidential Until The Process Is Complete.
Date of Origin:
Monday September 07th, 2020 approx. 05:15 PM
Jason Fulfer (Type 4 IC)
Estimated Containment Date:
Friday October 02nd, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Timber, Brush, Grass
Fire behavior on all fires are minimal, with smoldering and consumption of heavy fuels within containment lines.
Patrol fire line and structures for hot spots. Repair dozer lines.
Projected Incident Activity:
The fire area is smoldering within direct control lines. Limited smoke production from isolated areas of fire.
No Longer Updated
Mt Tolman Fire Center
Fire Unit Information
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Nespelem, WA 99155