The Brothers Wilderness closure update
A special Closure Order has been implemented for the northern portion of The Brothers Wilderness effective Tuesday, 9/13/11, and enforcement activities continue. The Brothers Wilderness is not... more
|Date of Origin||Wednesday August 31st, 2011 approx. 08:00 PM|
|Location||SW of Brinnon, WA|
|Incident Commander||Kelvin Thompson|
|Estimated Containment Date||Friday September 30th, 2011 approx. 12:00 AM|
10 Timber (litter and understory) Douglas-fir, Hemlock, Red cedar, second growth with scattered old growth in the fire area.
Smoldering and creeping in downed heavy fuel.
Fire officials hiking to SE edge of fire perimeter 9/19/2011 to access fire area. Continue to monitor fire from observation points. Type 3 helicopter with IA capabilities available to assist where necessary with bucket work.
IR flight 9/16/2011 showed slight growth and most heat on west edge of fire. Incident Command Post at Quilcene, Hood Canal Ranger District office.
|Wind Conditions||4-6 mph SW|