Latest alerts on Inland Northwest wildfires

The following story contains the current acreage and evacuations for Washington and Idaho.

Beaver Creek Fire

Acres: 15

Cause: Under investigation

Location: Coeur d'Alene River District

Status: Crews are mopping up the area.

Trestle Peak Fire

Acres: 40 acres

Cause: unknown

Location: East of Sandpoint on Trestle Ridge.

Evacuations: none

Personnel: Three Type-2 initial attack crews, ten smokejumpers, two Forest Service crews, a contract water tender and 15 local firefighters.

Reeder Mountain Fire

Acres: 8

Cause: under investigation

Location: eight miles north of Nordman, Idaho. NE side of Reeder Mountain

Evacuations: none in effect

Personnel: Air resources and smokejumpers.

North Fork Hughes Fire

Acres: 70

Cause: Lightning storm on June 28

Location: north of Hughes Meadow on the Priest lake Ranger District

400 Fire

Containment: 9%

Acres: 32,000

Cause: Under investigation

Location: Yakima military training center, 15 miles east of Interstate 82.

Evacuations: previous evacuations lifted

Personnel: 250-300 firefighters

Noisy Creek Fire

Containment: 50%

Acres: 210

Start date: July 15, 2017

Cause: Lightning

Location: 3 miles east of Sullivan Lake in Pend Oreille County

Evacuations: no evacuations issued at this time.

Personnel: 64 firefighters

Canyon Creek Fire

Containment: 100%

Acres: 1,200

Start date: July 15, 2017

Cause: Under investigation

Location: Carlton, Wash. in Okanogan County.

Evacuations: Level 3 (Mandatory) Evacuations are reduced to level 2 Evacuations for Carlton to Benson Creek and Carlton up Texas Creek. Level 2 (Be Ready At Moment's Notice) Evacuations are in place from Benson Creek to Lower Beaver Creek.

State Route 153 remains closed except for local traffic at Lower Beaver Creek and the intersection of the Twisp/Carlton Road just south of Carlton.

Snake River Fire

Containment: 100% 

Acres: 3,180 

Cause: Believed to be lightning

Location: About 15 miles east of Pomeroy in Garfield County

Evacuations: None reported

Redford Canyon Fire

Containment: 100%

Acres: 775 

Cause: Lightning

Location: Colville Reservation (Redford Canyon and Whitestone Ridge)

Evacuations: None reported

Dry Creek Fire

Containment: 94%

Acres: 337

Start Date: July 7, 2017

Cause: Under Investigation

Location: Six miles North of Husum, WA

Total Personnel: 385

Evacuations: None reported

State Route 141 back open, but drivers advised to remain cautious of surroundings.

Estimated Containment Date: July 24, 2017

Mitchell Fire

Containment: 100%


Start Date:July 5, 2017

Location:Orondo, Washington

Total personnel:200

Evacuations:  Level 2 Evacuation notices were removed for all residences in the Badger Mountain area, east to Ski Hill Rd. and north from Rd. 3 SW to Pine Canyon associated with the Mitchell Fire.

Rattlesnake Hills Fire

Contained: 40%

Acres: 5,000

Start Date: July 5, 2017

Location: Yakima County

When: July 5, 2017

Cause: Under investigation

Evacuations:  Level 1 evacuation notifications are in effect for approximately 30 homes.

Spartan Fire

Containment: 100%

Acres: 8,730                                                                      

Start Date: June 26, 2017                                                                                                      

Cause: Lightning                                                             

Location: 9 miles SE of Wenatchee                      

Total Personnel: 50                                                   

Fuels/Topography: Grass, brushy fuels

Sutherland Canyon Fire 

Containment: 90%
Acres: 37,716                                                              

Start Date: June 26, 2017                                                                                                     

Cause: Lightning                                                     

Location: 15 miles S of East Wenatchee           

Total Personnel: 369                                              

Fuels/Topography: Grass, brushy fuels

Straight Hollow Fire

Containment: 90%

Acres: 8,458                                                                                                                                      

Location: 11 miles NW of Quincy

Total Personnel: 50                                                       

This page will continue to be updated. Last update: 7/22/2017 at 11:00 a.m.



To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment