Current Incidents

2018-08-21-Spanish-Update-CrescentMTN (Crescent Mountain Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - 4 hours 20 min ago
Actualización del incendio Crescent Mountain 21 de agosto de 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. Reunión comunitaria: Methow Valley Community Center, en Twisp, martes 21 de agosto a las 6:30 p.m. Incendio Crescent Mountain:26,181 acres; 34 por ciento de contención ● Personal: 260 ● Punto de origen: Aproximadamente 21 millas al oeste del pueblo Twisp ● Fecha de inicio: 29 de julio de 2018 ● Causa del incendio: rayo Incendio McLeod: 15,313 acres; cinco por ciento de contención ● Personal: 569 ● Punto de origen: Aproximadamente ocho millas al norte de Mazama ● Fecha de inicio: 11 de agosto de 2018 ● Causa del incendio: rayo Incendio Holman: 110 acres, sin contención · Punto de origen: Holman Peak · Fecha de inicio: 17 de agosto de 2018 · Causa: desconocida Actividad actual: Incendio Crescent: el incendio está en la frontera del Parque Nacional North Cascades ubicado en Splawn Mountain. El equipo ha estado en constante contacto con el personal del parque y evaluará las...

Aug 21 Fire Update (Cougar Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - 4 hours 27 min ago
COUGAR & SURPRISE CREEK FIRE UPDATEAugust 21, 2018 Public Information for Cougar & Surprise Creek Fire: 208-265-8058 Public Information for Northern Idaho Panhandle Fire Information: 208-557-8813 ·A National Incident Management Organization will assume command August 22nd at 6am Fire: Cougar Fire Cause: Lightning July 27, 2018 Acres: 5,800 acres Location: N. Idaho. Nearby towns include Hope and Clark Fork, ID Fire activity yesterday was minimal. There were still some rollouts and short-range spotting, but the established fuel breaks are holding. Crews will continue to hold and mop up along the Porcupine Creek fuel break. The fire on the east side of Lightning Creek continues to hold heat, but further spread was minimal. Fire crews installed a hose lay along the east of Lightning Creek Road from the fire edge south to Trapper Creek in case the fire tries to flank southwest and cross Lightning Creek. Aviation will continue to slow the fire spread with bucket drops...

August 21st Morning Update for Stubblefield Fires and Jennie's Peak Fire (Jennie's Peak Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - 4 hours 28 min ago
August 21, 2018 For Immediate Release Incident Commanders: Ian Yocum, Oregon State Fire Marshal Eric Knerr, Northwest Team 7 Contact: Rich Tyler/Jeanne Klein 541-239-3619 OSFM/NW Team 7 Public Information Officers Follow Fire Information on local Facebook Pages: Gilliam County Sheriff https://www.facebook.com/GilliamCountySheriff/ South Gilliam County Rural Fire Protection District https://www.facebook.com/South-Gilliam-County-Rural-Fire-Protection-District-783137915065669/?ref=br_rs [Condon, Oregon] NW Team 7 joined the Oregon State Fire Marshal's Office in Unified Command as of 6:00 am Tuesday morning. NW Team 7 will also assume command of Jennie's Peak Fire in Wheeler County and will be assigning resources to that fire. The Stubblefield, Seale, Lonerock, and Jennie's Peak fires now total 77,500 acres burned with 27% containment. There are currently 443 total firefighters on the incident. Last night's community meeting in the town of Lonerock was a success with 17...

Watson Creek Fire Daily Update 8-21-2018 (Watson Creek Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - 4 hours 32 min ago
Northwest Incident Management Team 6 Shawn Sheldon, Incident Commander Shane Theall, Deputy IC Watson Creek Fire Update Tuesday, August 21, 2018 The Watson Creek Fire continues to burn in the Fremont-Winema National Forest. Some growth occurred on the southeastern edge. The total acreage is now at 32,104. A community meeting is scheduled for tomorrow, August 22, at 7:00 p.m. at the Paisley Community Center. Today, on the northern flank of the fire, crews plan to hold and improve the night operations’ work. East of Slide Lake, crews expect to continue burning and mop up. Dozers are anticipated to strengthen the lines on the 3360 and 3315 Roads around Hadley Butte. Work continues west of the Bald Butte Lookout on the 3411 Road. More firefighting resources are arriving today. Firefighters continue to face challenges due to hazard trees and snags, dead and down lodgepole pine and difficult terrain. Last night’s thunderstorm generated a few lightning strikes...

Lake Chelan National Recreation Area Closures August 18, 2018 (Crescent Mountain Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - 4 hours 35 min ago
Trail Closures in Lake Chelan National Recreation AreaSedro Woolley, WA– Due to the Crescent Mountain Fire, the following closures are in effect immediately: South Pass Trail – The entire trail from McAlester Pass to South Pass/Forest Service boundary. Boulder Creek Trail – The entire trail from the junction with Rainbow Loop Trail to War Creek Pass. Purple Creek Trail – From Imus Trail Junction to War Creek Pass, including the Boulder Butte spur. Summit Trail – The entire trail from Purple Pass to the Forest Service boundary. Also closed are Hooter Camp, Rennie Camp, Reynolds hiker and stock camps, Juanita hiker and stock camps, and the Dee Dee Lakes and Triplet Lakes cross-country zones. The lightning caused Crescent Mountain Fire has grown to approximately 19,750 acres since its start date on July 29 about 21 miles west of Twisp. On August 16, a spot fire became established south of War Creek and the fire continued to burn actively in Reynolds Creek, spreading west into...

8/21 Natchez Fire Update (Natchez Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - 4 hours 41 min ago
Community Meeting: There will be a Fire Information meeting today at 6:00 pm at the Grange in Happy Camp, CA. Happy Camp, CA –An upper level low pressure area increased fire behavior Monday and has the potential to continue today. It will be hot, dry and smoky. SW to NW terrain-driven winds (6 mph) will prevail across the valleys during the afternoon with winds shifting northeasterly along ridges overnight. Ridgetop winds may gust to 12 mph. Maximum temperatures are forecast to be 75 to 90 degrees (variation depending on the amount of smoke). Relative humidity will range near 20 percent. Firefighters continue mopping up along primary fireline and around structures from the southern tip of the fire to the South Fork Indian Creek. Fallers and heavy equipment are removing fire-weakened hazard trees along Forest Road 17N32 and Forest Road 48 (Grayback Road). The fire containment line north of South Fork Indian Creek to the northern tip of the fire and then south to Mud Lake...

Maple Fire Update 8_21_18 (Maple Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - 4 hours 49 min ago
Acres: 1,879 Containment: 41% Total Personnel: 118 Cause: Human-caused and under

Sheep Creek Fire Update 9 a.m. August 21, 2018 (Sheep Creek Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - 4 hours 52 min ago
A Community Meeting is planned for Wednesday August 22, 2018 at 7 p.m., Battle Mountain High School, 425 Weaver Street, where fire managers will provide an update on the fire.Weather and Fire Behavior: Hot and dry conditions will persist over the fire area including the possibility of isolated thunderstorms north and east of the fire. Although winds are expected to be lighter (6-10 mph), sporadic gusts to 16 mph from the west turning to the north can be expected. The fuels and fire behavior advisory for the Northern Great Basin remains in effect, warning of extreme fire behavior and high potential for rapid rates fire spread due to heavy fine fuels.Yesterday’s Activities: Crews continued to hold and improve containment lines on the west side of the fire with assistance from air operations and continued to provide structure protection to local ranches. Wind pushed containment lines on the east side of the fire, causing a spot over the line. Firefighters worked through the evening to...

2018-08-21 Smoke Outlook North Columbia Basin (McLeod Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - 4 hours 53 min ago
Fire Similar weather conditions as yesterday mean moderate to high intensity fire behavior expected again today. Crescent and McLeod fires, the two largest in the Methow Valley area, in combination grew about 8,000 acres yesterday. Cougar fire between Plain and Entiat, is estimated to be 39,344 acres in total.Smoke Persistent smoke throughout the forecast area means that air quality is expected to remain impaired although east winds may produce some periods of improved air today (Tuesday). Winds shift to to westerly tomorrow meaning smoke conditions are likely to worsen especially in areas near the fires.Other An "Air Quality Alert" remains in effect for the forecast area. Some improvement in air quality is tentatively forecast for the end of the week as a cold front moves through on Thursday. The Cle Elum monitor has been replaced and is reporting measurements

Frederick County : MD 26 EAST AT ROUTZAHN WAY

State - MD Traffic - Incidents - 4 hours 55 min ago
Collision: MD 26 EAST AT ROUTZAHN WAY East1 of 1 Eastbound right turn lanes closed.
1 of 1 Eastbound shoulders closed.
Created: 8/21/2018 5:13:32 PM by TOC7.

Howard County : US 1 NORTH AT LYNN BUFF CT

State - MD Traffic - Incidents - 4 hours 55 min ago
Collision: US 1 NORTH AT LYNN BUFF CT North1 of 2 Southbound traffic lanes closed.
2 of 2 Northbound traffic lanes closed.
1 of 1 Northbound shoulders closed.
Center turn lane closed.
Created: 8/21/2018 4:55:29 PM by TOC4.

2018-08-21-Smoke Outlook North Columbia Basin (Crescent Mountain Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - 4 hours 56 min ago
Fire Similar weather conditions as yesterday mean moderate to high intensity fire behavior expected again today. Crescent and McLeod fires, the two largest in the Methow Valley area, in combination grew about 8,000 acres yesterday. Cougar fire between Plain and Entiat, is estimated to be 39,344 acres in total.Smoke Persistent smoke throughout the forecast area means that air quality is expected to remain impaired although east winds may produce some periods of improved air today (Tuesday). Winds shift to to westerly tomorrow meaning smoke conditions are likely to worsen especially in areas near the fires.Other An "Air Quality Alert" remains in effect for the forecast area. Some improvement in air quality is tentatively forecast for the end of the week as a cold front moves through on Thursday. The Cle Elum monitor has been replaced and is reporting measurements

US-17N at 1.9 mi N of Warrenton

STATE - VA - Traffic Incidents - 4 hours 57 min ago
Description:
On US-17 in the County of Fauquier, in the vicinity of Blantyre Rd; Rt. 628S (Fauquier County); Rt. 628N/S (Fauquier County);DUPONT RD, motorists can expect potential delays due to weather. The north right lane and right shoulder are closed.
Last updated:
Tue 08/21/2018 12:29 PM EDT

I-395 at 14th Street Bridge

STATE - VA - Traffic Incidents - 4 hours 57 min ago
Description:
On I-395 in the County of Arlington, at 14th Street Bridge, motorists can expect potential delays due to a vehicle accident. The north left shoulder and left lane are closed.
Last updated:
Tue 08/21/2018 1:24 PM EDT

I-66E at MM 49.0

STATE - VA - Traffic Incidents - 4 hours 57 min ago
Description:
On I-66 at mile marker 49 in the County of Fairfax, motorists can expect potential delays due to a vehicle accident. The east left shoulder is closed.
Last updated:
Tue 08/21/2018 1:25 PM EDT

I-64W at MM 158.0

STATE - VA - Traffic Incidents - 4 hours 57 min ago
Description:
On I-64 West at mile marker 158 in the County of Goochland, motorists can expect delays due to an incident.
There is debris in the roadway.
Last updated:
Tue 08/21/2018 12:41 PM EDT

Rt. 1220S (Northumberland County) at Cubitt Creek Rd

STATE - VA - Traffic Incidents - 4 hours 57 min ago
Description:
On Rt. 1220 (Cubitt Creek Rd) in the County of Northumberland, in the vicinity of Holly Dr; Rt. 1219N/S (Northumberland County), motorists can expect delays due to weather. All North lanes are closed. All South lanes are closed.
There is a tree down in the roadway.
Last updated:
Tue 08/21/2018 12:07 PM EDT

I-95N at MM 166.0

STATE - VA - Traffic Incidents - 4 hours 57 min ago
Description:
On I-95 at mile marker 166 in the County of Fairfax, motorists can expect potential delays due to a disabled vehicle. The north right shoulder is closed.
Last updated:
Tue 08/21/2018 1:23 PM EDT

Rt. 610E (Cumberland County) at 5.7 mi SW of Columbia

STATE - VA - Traffic Incidents - 4 hours 57 min ago
Description:
On Rt. 610 East in the County of Cumberland, in the vicinity of White Rd; Rt. 686N/S (Cumberland County), motorists can expect delays due to a tractor trailer accident. Lane closures exist.
Last updated:
Tue 08/21/2018 1:04 PM EDT

I-95N at MM 66.4

STATE - VA - Traffic Incidents - 4 hours 57 min ago
Description:
On I-95 North at mile marker 66.4 in the County of Chesterfield, motorists can expect delays due to a vehicle accident. Traffic backups are approximately 3.0 miles.
Last updated:
Tue 08/21/2018 1:24 PM EDT

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