Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Friday, October 22, 2021 12:01:58 AM PDT

Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
www.fireweatheravalanche.org
Incident #
2021-WASES-000445
FWAC Incident ID
206748
Incident Name
Moe Canyon Fire
Last Updated
Sunday, October 10, 2021 8:37 AM PDT
(1 week ago)
Fire Reported
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 8:25 PM PDT
(2 months ago)
State
Washington
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
20.2 miles N of Wenatchee, WA
Responsible Agency
Department of Natural Resources
Responsible Fire Unit
Southeast Region
Fuels
Grass, Timber, Slash
Notes
Contain: 08/13/21 1842 | Control: 09/11/21 1646 | Out: 09/11/21 1646
Current Weather
Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

Southeast WA Type 3 Incident Management Team assumed command of the Moe Canyon fire at 6:00AM August 05, 2021. The fire was reported at 6PM August 03. Initial attack was carried out by crews from WA DNR and USFS supported by aircraft. The fire is burning in steep, rugged terrain 10 miles NW of Entiat WA. 

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Lightning
Date of Origin
Tuesday August 03rd, 2021 approx. 07:30 PM
Location
10 Miles NW of the town of Entiat, WA
Incident Commander
Bob Gear SEWA Type 3 IMT
Coordinates
47.718, -120.382
Total Personnel
71
Size (Acres)
161
Containment
60%
Estimated Containment Date
Wednesday August 11th, 2021 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved
Timber, Grass and Understory
Significant Events
Minimal, Smoldering, Creeping
Planned Actions
Snag out, mop-up, and improve lines.
Projected Incident Activity
12 hours: Improve lines, mop-up 1000 hour fuels, and treating roll-out hazards.
24 hours: Improve lines, mop-up 1000 hour fuels, and treating roll-out hazards.
48 hours: Mop-up, repair interior lines, patrol spots, and perimeter.
72 hours: Mop-up, patrol.
Weather Concerns
Moderating weather has allowed for significant improvements in meeting containment objectives.
Incident Contact
Nancy Jones
Email: nancy.jones@usda.gov
Phone: 509-852-4235
Hours: 7:00am - 8:oopm
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
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