Terrain
Satellite
OSM
Moe Canyon
FIRE
161.0
acres
20.2 mi
N of Wenatchee, WA
60%
contained
Fire Status:
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
2 weeks ago
Incident #:
2021-WASES-000445
Fire Start:
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 8:25 PM PDT
Fuels:
Grass, Timber, Slash
Dispatch Notes:
Contain: 08/13/21 1842
Primary Fire Agency

Department of Natural Resources — Southeast Region

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview Updated: 1 month ago

Incident Photo for the Moe Canyon Fire

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. 

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 7:30 PM PDT
Location:
10 Miles NW of the town of Entiat, WA
Incident Commander:
Bob Gear SEWA Type 3 IMT
Coordinates:
47.718, -120.382

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
71
Size (Acres):
161
Containment:
60%
Estimated Containment Date:
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 12:00 AM PDT
Fuels Involved:
Timber, Grass and Understory
Significant Events:
Minimal, Smoldering, Creeping

Planned Outlook

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 Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Moderating weather has allowed for significant improvements in meeting containment objectives.

Incident Contact

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
509-884-3473
https://gacc.nifc.gov/nwcc/districts/CWICC