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Fire activity called minimal after rain

Fire activity called minimal after rain

By Marcy Stamper
With rain falling on local fires last week—more than an inch in some places—and cooler temperatures, fire crews have been able to get closer to the two most active fires, the Little Bridge Creek Fire in the Twisp River drainage, and the Upper Falls Fire in the Chewuch drainage.
Lone Mountain 1 Fire Update (Aug. 18)

Lone Mountain 1 Fire Update (Aug. 18)

Monday, August 18, 2014   Lone Mountain 1 Fire is burning in the North Cascades National Park northeast of the community of Stehekin. The fire was started by lightning on July 14th. The fire is burning in steep and remote country of the Stephen Mather Wilderness.  The fire is currently being managed by Martell Gibbons,...
Lone Mountain 1 Fire update (Aug. 16)

Lone Mountain 1 Fire update (Aug. 16)

Saturday, August 16, 2014  Lone Mountain 1 Fire is burning in the North Cascades National Park northeast of the community of Stehekin. The fire was started by lightning on July 14th. The fire is burning in steep and remote country of the Stephen Mather Wilderness. The fire is being managed by Michael Vasquez, Type 3 Wildland...
Firefighters focused on controlling blazes in steep mountain terrain

Firefighters focused on controlling blazes in steep mountain terrain

By Marcy Stamper
This past week, firefighters have concentrated on controlling two fires started by lightning on Aug. 2 and 3, the Little Bridge Creek Fire near Thompson Ridge above Twisp River and the Upper Falls Fire near Falls Creek in the Chewuch drainage. With continued …
Methow fire map and info.

Methow fire map and info.

A map of fires in the area, a list of which areas are closed and which aren't in the Methow Valley Ranger District and a summary of burning restrictions to help residents and visitors plan their Methow Valley activities
Lone Mountain 1 Fire (Aug. 15)

Lone Mountain 1 Fire (Aug. 15)

 Friday, August 15   Rain means firefighters are beginning to leave Lone Mountain Fire.  With an inch and a half falling in two days, Michael Vasquez’s fire-fighting team is starting to shut down and demobilize. North Cascades National Park employees will be keeping an eye on the high mountain burn, to see if it returns...
Lone Mountain Fire update (Aug. 14)

Lone Mountain Fire update (Aug. 14)

Thursday, August 14, 2014  Tuesday rains—almost an inch of water—quieted the Lone Mountain Fire on Wednesday, though a late afternoon flight found smoke inside the fire’s north and west flanks. The fire was smoldering in places under large, protective trees. Clouds in the mountains kept helicopters on the ground most of yesterday.  A planned crew...
Lone Mountain 1 Fire update (Aug. 13)

Lone Mountain 1 Fire update (Aug. 13)

The remote automated weather station on Lone Mountain measured 2/3 of an inch of rain last night and Stehekin received about a half inch. Firefighters call that a ‘wetting rain’, and it goes a long way toward dampening a fire’s spread. But they also know that the fire isn’t out, and that warmer weather predicted...
Lone Mountain 1 Fire update (Aug. 12)

Lone Mountain 1 Fire update (Aug. 12)

 Tuesday, August 12, 2014 — 7:45 A.M.  Firefighters saw no lightning the Lone Mountain Fire last night, but they are on high alert for today and tonight, as they continue to hold fire out of the War Creek drainage and away from Stehekin. Some light right was falling this morning, which should give firefighters an...
Lone Mountain 1 Fire Update (Aug. 11)

Lone Mountain 1 Fire Update (Aug. 11)

Monday, August 11, 2014 From the air, the Lone Mountain Fire is now a 2700-acre mosaic of rock, steep slopes, alpine meadows and burned and unburned forest.  Firefighters continue to monitor the fire from helicopters and from the ground, calling in 300-gallon bucket-loads of water if flare-ups appear to have any chance of threatening the...