Terrain Satellite
Whitney
FIRE
127,430
acres
6.3 mi
NW of Davenport, WA
95%
contained
ACTIVE
Last Updated:
43 mins, 43 secs ago
Incident #:
2020-NWCG-7183
Fire Start:
Monday, September 7, 2020 3:26 AM PDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 2 months ago

Incident Photo for the Whitney Fire

Beginning September 17, 2020, anyone needing information on the Whitney Fire can contact: (509) 685-6900.
 
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Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Powerline
Date of Origin:
Monday September 07th, 2020 approx. 10:26 AM
Location:
6 miles NW of the Town of Davenport, WA
Incident Commander:
Alan Lawson - NW Incident Management Team 10
Incident Description:
Wildfire
Coordinates:
47.707, -118.26

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
173
Size (Acres):
127,430
Containment:
95%
Estimated Containment Date:
Monday September 21st, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved:
Tall grass, Brush, Timber
Significant Events:
Minimal, Smoldering

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Continue to develop and improve line construction.
Projected Incident Activity:
Control and containment efforts have limited exposures and potential for fire spread is expected to be minimal.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
The temps will continue to be moderated by smoke and should remain in the high 70s. If the smoke clears a bit, temps could reach the lower 80s. Winds will remain light out of the northeast. Visibility will remain poor due to smoke.

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Fire Information
Phone: 509-685-6900
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. M-F
Fire Unit Information
Northeast Region-Department of Natural Resources
225 S. Silke Road
Colville, WA 99114