[8/3/17] How smoke exposure can affect you…
Wildfire smoke exposure in communities is not known to cause…..
Smoke will be visible in surrounding communities throughout the day.
The forecast calls for continued hot and dry weather with winds out of the northwest that will likely produce hazy and smokey conditions for the next few days.
Eight smokejumpers were deployed from the North Cascades Smokejumper Base and supported by helicopters.
Campfire restrictions are in place on the Okanogan Wenatchee National Forest- which means campfires are only allowed in designated fire rings.
Puffs of smoke will likely be visible in the coming weeks and pockets of vegetation well within the fire perimeter are consumed.
[7/19/17] Canyon Creek Fire 100% Contained
As has been stated previously, there will be smoke visible within the fire perimeter in the coming weeks.
To strengthen containment lines, firefighters are extinguishing heat within 300 feet of firelines around homes and within 75‐ 100 feet of the rest of the fire perimeter.
The number of resources will be reduced today because of significant decrease in fire activity.
[7/17/17] Listen To Latest Details On Canyon Creek Fire- SR 153 Open To Single Lane Pilot Car Traffic
The Red Cross is maintaining an evacuation shelter at the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp.