[8/8/18] Crescent Mountain/Gilbert Fire Update – 8/08 4 pm UPDATE
The latest on the Crescent Mountain and Gilbert Fires:
There is a public information meeting scheduled for tonight (Wed) at the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp. Start time is 6:30 p.m.
Crescent Mountain Fire:
Fire activity increased with the fire pushing west and northeast into the Lake Chelan Sawtooth Wilderness. Firefighters conducted a tactical firing operation of about 100 acres on the north side of War Creek Ridge.
The Gilbert Fire is holding at 38 acres with no observed fire activity.
There is a Level 2 evacuation notice for residents above the road closure at the intersection of Buttermilk Road and Twisp River Road. The fire is expected to continue to move eastward.