Wenatchee Complex (all fires
in Chelan County)
Total acres: 39,330 (up 3,837 acres)
Containment: 22 percent (no change)
Personnel: 1,945 (up 22)
Developments: The Wenatchee Çomplex is now considered the nation’s top priority fire. On Wednesday afternoon, embers from the Table Mountain Complex in Kittitas County threatened homes in the Mission Ridge area, prompting about 200 mandatory evacuations.
Acres: 7,601 (up 26)
Evacuations: 527 homes remain under an evacuation advisory
Developments: Fire is 90 percent contained and in patrol status.
Poison (near Cashmere)
Acres: 6,000 (up 2,311)
Evacuations: 64 homes in Mission Creek and Tripp Canyon under mandatory evacuations, and 70 homes in the Brisky Canyon and Camas Meadows areas under evacuation advisory.
Developments: Large growth in the fire due to burn out operations. Containment is 30 percent, but fire officials hope that will increase to near containment today.
Peavine (south of Wenatchee):
Acres: 7,540 (up 1,307)
Evacuations: 76 homes between Squilchuck State Park and the Mission Ridge Ski Area were under Level 2 evacuation advisory. Many of those may have been elevated to a Level 3 mandatory evacuation as part of 200 homes threatened by embers from the Table Mountain Complex.
Developments: This fire could merge with the Table Mountain Complex in Kittitas County.
First Creek (Lake Chelan)
Acres: 1,243 (down 6 acres)
Evacuations: 28 homes in First Creek and Granite Creek areas under mandatory evacuation.
Byrd Canyon (north of Entiat)
Acres: 13,978 (no change)
Developments: Now 90 percent contained and is in patrol status.
Klone (northwest of Entiat)
Acres: 1,013 (up 357)
Evacuations: No primary residents, but 37 vacation cabins are being protected.
Developments: No containment. Firefighters are just doing structure protection.
Acres: 431 (up 18)
Developments: No containment, fire is being monitored.
Maverick (between Lake
Wenatchee and Entiat Valley)
Acres: 30 (no change)
Basalt (10 miles north of Lake Wenatchee)
Acres: 130 (up 18)
Sears (northwest of Lake Wenatchee)
Mt. Cashmere (southwest of Leavenworth
Acres: 170 (up 488)
Okanogan Complex (all fires in Okanogan County)
Total acres: 5,981 (up 150)
Containment: 18 percent (no change)
Personnel: 559 (down 40)
Goat (northwest of Pateros)
Acres: 850 (up 100)
Evacuations: Fire very active Wednesday night, prompting abuot a dozen new evacuation advisories on the south end of Alta Lake. Another dozen homes in Antoine Creek are still under evacuation advisories. State Park closed to camping.
Buckhorn (northwest of Methow)
Acres: 3,600 (up 50)
Evacuations: 26 homes mandatory
Developments: Firefighters are putting in contingency lines.
Hunter Mountain (southwest of Methow)
Developments: Fire in mop-up
Leecher (northeast of Methow)
Developments: Fire in mop-up
Barker Canyon Complex (all fires in Douglas County)
Total acres: 81,155
Containment: 100 percent
Developments: The Barker Canyon and Leahy fires are now fully contained, and all resources were demobilized. Local fire crews are monitoring the areas that burned, mostly west and northwest of Grand Coulee Dam.