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Some plants are already sprouting after the fires

Some plants are already sprouting after the fires

By Marcy Stamper and Laurelle Walsh
Only two weeks after fire burned hundreds of square miles in this area, scientists have found 18-inch sprouts of Western sumac at Alta Lake and grasses and elderberry bushes emerging near melted irrigation lines along Beaver Creek.
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.
Harts Pass: August 20, 2014

Harts Pass: August 20, 2014

Little Bridge Creek/Upper Falls/Carlton Complex Fire update (Aug. 21)

Little Bridge Creek/Upper Falls/Carlton Complex Fire update (Aug. 21)

A large scale demobilization of resources for all fires is in progress.  Smoke will continue to remain in the area as interior portions of unburned fuels will smolder and occasionally torch. A cooling trend will continue in the area through Friday.  Cloud cover will continue to increase by late today into Friday and widespread, wetting...
Little Bridge Creek/Upper Falls/Carlton Complex Fire Update (Aug. 20)

Little Bridge Creek/Upper Falls/Carlton Complex Fire Update (Aug. 20)

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 As interior portions of unburned fuels continue to smolder and occasionally torch, smoke is anticipated.  A weather front will continue to pass through the area, bringing continued cooler temperatures through Thursday, along with an increased chance of rain showers over the area.  None of the fires are anticipated to increase in...
Little Bridge/Upper Falls/Carlton Complex fire update (Aug. 19)

Little Bridge/Upper Falls/Carlton Complex fire update (Aug. 19)

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 Fuels are expected to continue to dry today, but fire behavior should remain at a minimum with the cooler temperatures. The incident management team is also coordinating initial attack response for the Methow Valley Ranger District should any holdover fires from last week’s lightening pop up. The Little Bridge Creek Fire,...
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,...
Upper Falls/Little Bridge Creek/Carlton Complex Fire Update (Aug. 17)

Upper Falls/Little Bridge Creek/Carlton Complex Fire Update (Aug. 17)

Sunday, August 17, 2014   Firefighters continued to make good progress on all three fires yesterday despite an increase in temperatures. High humidity has decreased fire activity substantially. With an increase in temperatures again today, there may be some visible smoke within all three burn areas; active fire behavior should remain at a minimum. Information...
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...
Little Bridge Creek/Carlton Complex/Upper Falls Fire Update (Aug. 16)

Little Bridge Creek/Carlton Complex/Upper Falls Fire Update (Aug. 16)

Saturday, August 16, 2014   Recent moisture and lower temperatures continued to create an opportunity for our firefighters to safely take more direct action on all three fires. Today’s warm up and sunshine may allow for some visible smoke in the burn areas, however high humidity should may it difficult for active fire behavior to...