13 Jul 2008, 9:35am
Washington
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Doyle Complex Fire

Location: 2 miles NW of Barstow, Ferry Co., WA

Specific Location: Lat 48° 47´ 34″ Lon 118° 10´ 4″

Date of Origin: 07/09/2008
Cause: human

Situation as of 07/15/08 5:00 PM
Total Personnel: 330
Size: 862 acres
Percent Contained: 100%

Costs to Date: $950,000

Structures Destroyed: 2 residences , 9 outbuildings

Significant progress was made today mopping and securing structures. All divisions have starting gridding parts of their divisions where mop up had been easily accessed.

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Situation as of 07/14/08 7:00 PM
Total Personnel: 357
Size: 864 acres
Percent Contained: 40%

Costs to Date: $750,000

Minimal fire behavior was observed. Mostly smoldering, some creeping
with occasional flare ups in jackpots and islands of unburned fuel within the fire perimeter.

Red Flag Warning in effect until 10 pm PDT Wednesday for winds and low humidities. Eastern WA and OR. West winds 6 to 11 mph increasing to NW 12 to 19 mph in the afternoon. In the eastern Columbia River Gorge west winds 7 to 12 mph increasing to 15 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Gusts to 35 mph.

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Situation as of 07/13/08 3:00 PM
Total Personnel: 359
Size: 842 acres
Percent Contained: 40%

Costs to Date: $550,000

Line completion and mop-up operations planned for 7/14/08.

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Situation as of 07/12/08 6:00 PM
Total Personnel: 315
Size: 842 acres
Percent Contained: 20%

Costs to Date: $325,000

Structures Destroyed: 2 residences , 8 outbuildings

Fire has burned into riparian areas along the Kettle River.

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