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Updates for wildfires in the Northwest

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KHQ.COM - Here are updates on the fires burning in the Northwest:

Cle Elum Ridge Fire, WA - Burning 10 miles SW of Cle Elum, WA. Started on 8/7. 400 acres.

Rowena Fire, OR - Burning 8 miles NW of The Dalles, OR. Started on 8/5. 2,645 acres(+745 ac). 35% containment. Active fire behavior. Values at risk include: residences, structures, commercial property, natural resources and scenic values. Level 3 evacuations.

Devil’s Elbow Complex Fire, WA - Burning 15 miles NE of Nespelem, WA. Started on 8/03. 8,046 acres (+0ac). 2% containment. Values at risk include: cultural resources, commercial timber. Includes Central Peak, Deadhorse, Cub Creek, Timm Brothers. Central Peak and Deadhorse fires have merged.

Snag Canyon Fire, WA - Burning 10 miles N of Ellensburg, WA. Started on 8/02. Cause: lightning. 8,396 acres(+1,990 ac). 15% containment. Active fire behavior. Level 1 and 2 evacuations. Structures lost. Values at risk include: structures, rangeland, recreation and high tension powerlines.

Chiwaukum Complex Fire, WA - Burning 9 miles NW of Leavenworth, WA. Started on 7/15. Cause: lightning.13,739 acres. 35% containment. Active fire behavior with group torching. Values at risk include: residences, structures, railway and two major utility corridors. Level 1 and 2 evacuations. Includes Chiwaukum Creek, Kelly Mountain, Hansel, Shoofly and Alpine fires.

Duncan Fire, WA - Burning 30 miles NW of Entiat, WA. Started on 7/16. Cause: lightning. 7,318 acres. 11% containment. Active fire behavior. Values at risk include primary residences.

South Fork Complex Fire, OR - Burning 20 miles S of John Day, OR. Started on 7/31. Cause: lightning. 41,830 acres (+5,865 ac). 25% containment. Active fire behavior. Values at risk include: ranches, T&E species, communication site, cultural and recreation resources. Includes Murderers South Creek 39,531 acres (+5,312 ac) and Buck Fork 2,299 acres (+553 ac).

Little Bridge Creek Fire, WA - Burning 7 miles S of Winthrop, WA. Started on 8/02. Cause: lightning. 1,510 acres (+785 ac). 0% containment. Moderate fire behavior, group torching, short range spotting. Values at risk include residences and communities.

Upper Falls Fire, WA - Burning 17 miles N of Winthrop, WA. Started on 8/3. 4,426acres.(+126 ac). 0% containment. Moderate fire behavior. Values at risk include: residences, structures, private and public lands, commercial timber, recreation, and wildlife habitat. Managed as part of the Carlton Complex organization.

Carlton Complex Fire, WA - Burning 7 miles S of Twisp, WA. Started on 7/14. Caused by lightning. 256,108acres (+0ac). 91% containment. Isolated interior torching. Values at risk include: private and public lands, campgrounds, powerlines, habitat. Level 1 and 2 evacuations. Includes Stokes Road, French Creek,Golden Hike, Cougar Flats and Rising Eagle Road.

Bighorn Fire, WA - Burning 5 miles S of Ellensburg, WA. 312 acres. The fire is lined. No additional information.

Lone Mountain Fire, WA - Burning 3 miles N of Stehekin, WA. Started on 7/14. Caused by lightning. 2,389 acres (+0ac). 30% containment. Steep inaccessible terrain. Stephen Mather Wilderness. Moderate fire behavior, torching with short crown runs.


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