Goat Fire Update 9/24 10am
Incident: Goat Wildfire
Location: Three miles southwest of Pateros, WA.
Size: Fire acreage remains at 6,110 acres.
Cause: Human caused.
Containment: 10% at this time.
Land Ownership: USFS and Private.
Personnel: Approximately 460 personnel are assigned to the fire today.
Equipment and Aircraft: Six dozers, 9 water tenders and 27 engines are assigned to the fire. Two Type 1 (heavy) and 1 Type 3 (light) helicopters are assigned to the fire.
Injuries: No injuries in this reporting period.
Weather: Temperatures are expected to be in the 70's today; continued low humidity and light winds.
What's New: Transition of the Goat Fire from Oregon Incident Management Team #1 (Williams) to Washington Incident Management Team #5 (Leitch) occurred at 6am on Sunday. Night operations continue protection of structures and critical communication sites along Antoine Creek, Spray Canyon/Quiet Valley, and Alta Lake areas. Day operations continue reconnaissance, construction and strengthening of control lines; burnout; structure protection/fuels reduction along Alta Lake and in the Antoine Creek and Spray Canyon/Quiet Valley vicinities; and protection of critical communication sites. As always, firefighter and public safety is the top priority.
NOTE: Thru Sunday the Goat Fire was reported as part of the Okanogan Complex. As of today the Goat Fire will be reported as a separate incident and is listed on InciWeb as such. An email address - firstname.lastname@example.org - will be used to email our daily updates to anyone wishing to provide us an email address. If you were already on the Okanogan Complex email list, you have been automatically added to the Goat Fire list. An information phone line has been established - (509)682-0070.
Chuck Turley, Incident Information Officer
Incident Information Office Phone: (509)682-0070 (7am-9pm); email: email@example.com
For continuing updates, see Goat at www.inciweb.org/incident/3277/.
Pateros Web Cam shows air quality near Goat: http://paterosriversrestaurant.com/webcam/.