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|Chelan Area Fire Update
Firefighters made good progress again today with rehabilitation, mopup, and fire suppression efforts on the fires within the Wenatchee Complex.
The Peavine fire and the north end of the TableMountain fire remain the highest priority for the Wenatchee Complex. Managers from both Complexes have developed a plan to check the spread of the TableMountain fire along the eastern flank and are using a burn out operation along Highway 97 on the western flank.
- Canyon Fire - 7,559 acres, no growth - 95% Contained
- Byrd Fire – 14,160 acres, no growth - 90% Contained
- Poison Fire - 5,909 acres, decrease of 82 acres - 70% Contained
- Peavine Fire – 18,626 acres, growth of 10,744 acres* - 30% Contained
- First Creek Fire - 1,258 acres, no growth - 90% Contained
- Pyramid Fire – 1,068 acres, increase of 524 acres - 0% Contained
- Klone Fire – 1,323 acres, increase of 252 acres - 0% Contained
- Cashmere Fire – 1,418 acres, increase of 664 acres - 0% Contained
- Basalt Fire - 690 acres, increase of 553 acres - 0% Contained
- SearsCreek Fire - 184 acres, no growth - 0% Contained
- Maverick Fire - 30 acres, no growth - 100% Contained
- Other Fires within the complex - 412 acres, decrease of 2,546 acres* - 20% Contained
Changes in acreage of the Peavine and ‘Other Fires’ are due to the inclusion of smaller fires into the Peavine Fire.