August 8, 2014 8:00 a.m.

Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team- Pete Blume, Incident Commander

Information Center: 509-996-9971 Hours of operation: 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.



On the Rising Eagle Road Fire, crews continued to patrol and mop-up all parts of the fire. On the Carlton Complex, crews continued to patrol and mop-up all areas of the fire. Suppression repair (water barring, scattering slash, smoothing berms) continued on those areas where containment lines are no longer needed. Night crews patrol and mop-up.


On the Rising Eagle Road Fire, crews will continued to patrol and mop-up all portions of the fire. On the Carlton Complex, patrol, mop-up, and gathering equipment for return to the ICP will continue. Repair work will continue in contained areas. Night crews will continue to patrol and mop-up. The Washington National Guard continues to staff road closures.

If your property is in or below a burned area, you may be at risk for a flood or debris flow during a rain event. Please go to for valuable information.

Evacuations (including all evacuations in the Methow Valley area)

Level 1: Pine Forest, Sun Mountain Resort, East Chewuch Road to Boulder Creek, Pearrygin Lake State Park, and the Twisp River from Elbow Coulee to the Forest boundary.

No areas are in Level 2 or 3.

Weather: high 93; southwest wind 6 mph, gusts up 15 mph

Fire Statistics

Start Date: 07/14/2014

Location: 5 Miles SW of Okanogan, WA; 7 Miles south of Twisp, WA

Total Personnel: 1,294

Complex Size: 256,108 acres (including Rising Eagle Road Fire) Containment: 91%

Air Resources: 2 Type 1 helicopters, 4 Type 2 helicopters, and 5 Type 3 helicopters, 1 air support

Resources Include: 1 Type 1 hand crews, 10 Type 2 hand crews, 12 Type 2 Initial Attack crews, 74 engines, 12 Dozers, 25 water tenders


Forest closures: call the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest (509) 996-4000 or go to

Highway closures: Washington Department of Transportation at

Other places to get information
Twitter: #carltoncomplex
Facebook: Carlton Complex Fire
Firefighter thank-yous: