diamond creek fire
Burn severity can vary across the fire area depending on topography, weather conditions, fuel types, and rate of fire spread.
Ninety percent of Washington state wildfires this year have been human caused.
Remaining crews will continue to focus on fire repair work.
Mazama, Rendezvous and Lost River are being upgraded to a Level 2 evacuation.
The fire continued moving predominantly east in the Ashnola drainage as well as farther north into British Columbia.
[8/21/17] Diamond Creek Fire At 30,524 Acres
Resources on the Diamond Creek Fire include 10 hand crews, 2 camp crews, 18 engines, 2 helicopters, 1 dozer and 7 water tenders for a total of 382 personnel.
An infrared flight from last night indicates 600-700 acres of fire growth in the Lost River drainage
[8/4/17] Diamond Creek Fire Update
6:00 p.m., Thursday, August 3rd
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.