Level 3 evacuation orders removed for the Anglin Fire

Level 2 evacuation order will remain in place for Rehmke Rd.
TONASKET ... From Okanogan County Emergency Management on Wednesday, July 29
 
Level 3 evacuation orders have been removed for the Anglin Fire.
 
Level 2 evacuation order will remain in place for Rehmke Rd. south of Siwash Rd. and all roads off of Rehmke Rd. 
 
Level 1 evacuation orders will remain in place for the Cayuse and Island Mountain areas.
 
A level 2 BE READY has been issued for Rehmke Road and all roads off of Rehmke Road.
Christopher Way
MCCrarey Lane
Paradise Point Road
Jerry Lou Road
Howell Canyon Road
Dry Creek Road
Fire Tools Road
Gopher Ridge Road
 
 
Persons should be aware of their surroundings and take action if needed.
 
Be cautious of  fire vehicles and personnel in the area.
 
Tonasket – The Anglin Fire - Firefighting efforts today will focus on keeping the fire contained within the established footprint, mopping up 50’ in from perimeter, and 300’ around structures. Aircraft will continue to work over the fire today to help extinguish hot spots and hard to reach areas.  The Anglin fire is currently 50% contained.  Level 3 evacuation orders have been removed. A level 2 evacuation order will remain in place for Rehmke Rd. south of Siwash Rd. and all roads connecting to Rehmke Rd. Level 1 evacuations are still in place for the Cayuse and Island Mtn. areas. All power has been restored. The fire started on Monday afternoon and quickly spread due to high temperatures, winds and low relative humidity.  Firefighters from Okanogan County, Washington State Department of Natural Resources and numerous federal, state and local agencies responded to this fast-moving fire.

 

The Green Fire - Firefighters from across the region continue to make progress on the fire. Today crews will continue mop up operations and repairing areas effected by suppression efforts. The Green fire is 90% contained and remains under a level 1 evacuation order. Firefighters from Okanogan County, Washington State Department of Natural Resources and numerous federal, state and local agencies responded to the fire.

 

Residents should expect to see smoke from the interior of the fires over the next several days. Firefighters are closely monitoring these areas.

 

A thunderstorm threat will continue through the day on Thursday with the potential for dry lightning across all northern fire districts.

 

For current evacuation orders please see www.Okanogandem.org . Click on the incidents tab and locate the specific incident.  The Red Cross is currently coordinating with evacuated residents. There were no firefighter injuries reported at this time.

    

Fire information and the incident command post is located at the Tonasket High School in Tonasket, WA.  Fire information contact is Jeff Sevigney at (509) 993-2946 or you can also follow us on Facebook @NEWIMT3, and Inciweb @ https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6893/

 

Where to find official information:
 
 
OKANOGAN COUNTY EVACUATION LEVELS
Level 1 Advisory
Level 2 Be Ready
Level 3 Immediate Evacuation

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